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Mark Salling Case: An Opportunity to Reflect on the Harms of Pornography

According to news reports, Glee star Mark Salling is dead at age 35 from an apparent suicide. Salling pleaded guilty to possession of over 50,000 images of child pornography in 2017. He was awaiting his sentencing and was facing up to seven years in prison.  As a talented, successful, prominent young man, Mark Salling does not fit […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

The Youngest Children Often Suffer the Worst Sexual Abuse

A recent study by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) demonstrates a shocking and devastating correlation between age and severity of sexual abuse endured by children and minors. In the images IWF analyzed between January 2014 and September 2017: 63 percent of child sexual abuse material showing children aged zero to two was category A (define), […]

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

One News Now: A response re: the ‘social benefits’ of child porn

One expert is calling the proposal to decriminalize child pornography misguided. While Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, is quoted in a Breitbart article as saying that child pornography might have social benefits, National Center on Sexual Exploitation(NCOSE) President Patrick Trueman insists that children cannot consent to participating in porn. “So [Buterin’s] essentially asking for legalization of […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

ARTICLE: Facebook is still failing to remove images of child exploitation, investigation reveals

Original Post: The Verge A BBC investigation has revealed that Facebook users are continuing to exchange sexualized images of children through online groups, and the social network has come under criticism for failing to remove the obscene content. Of the 100 images that the BBC reported, Facebook removed only 18, saying that the remaining 82 […]

2014 Dirty Dozen List: Facebook

ARTICLE: How innocent photos of children have been exploited on Twitter

Published on BBC.com. Despite attempts by social networks to clamp down on child porn, some Twitter users have been swapping illegal images and have used tweets to sexualise otherwise innocent photos. They begin as innocuous selfies or pictures taken by friends or family members. But in the eyes of a small cohort of warped Twitter […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Twitter

Take Action Against Amazon for Selling Erotic Child Nudity Books and More

Amazon’s online market caters to sexual predators. Not only does Amazon.com feature thousands of pornography-related items in numerous categories, but it is facilitating the sale and distribution of sexually explicit material that normalizes and encourages the objectification and exploitation of women and children. I’m especially shocked that Amazon.com is selling books featuring photography collections of […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Walmart Removes All Eroticized Child Nudity Photography Books – Works to Protect Families

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation would like to thank Walmart for removing Jock Sturges photography books depicting child nudity from Walmart.com. We were shocked when we first discovered this exploitive material being sold at Walmart, and we immediately reached out to the company’s executives to express our concern. Within 24 hours after we lodged our complaint, […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Calvin Klein: Selling Sexual Exploitation Since 1980

Calvin Klein is known for its “daring” advertising, but in this case daring means using child pornography, drug culture, sexting, and sexual violence to sell clothing. Calvin Klein’s newest ad campaign, “erotica,” is coming under fire for its exploitive up-skirting ad, but this isn’t the first time Calvin Klein has used pornography and sexual exploitation […]

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Thank the FBI for Busting 1,500 Child Porn Viewers & Distributors!

The FBI has tracked down an unprecedented number of child porn viewers and distributors! A Dark Web child porn website named “Playpen” has been infiltrated and shut down by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. With more than 215,000 accounts and 11,000 unique visitors each week, the FBI has reported that “Playpen” was “the largest remaining […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

1 in 10 Kids Fear They Are Addicted

A new study recently just came out that is alarming to even me and I’m immersed in these facts every day. The NSPCC ChildLine survey found that a tenth of 12 to 13-year-olds shared that they are fearful of being “addicted” to pornography. 1/10 of these young boys and girls are saying that they think they have a problem with pornography!

Issue: Pornography Harms

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