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Amazon’s Twitch Rife with Sexual Harassment, Predatory Grooming, Child Sexual Abuse

Twitch, an online platform used for livestreaming, is Amazon’s attempt to capitalize on the booming popularity of the video game community. Purchased in 2014 by Amazon, Twitch boasts a massive following of creators who livestream content—mostly comprised of gamers, but can range from activities like music, painting, and even a “Just Chatting” category which features…

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STATEMENT – Mainstream Contributors to Sexual Exploitation on NCOSE 2021 Dirty Dozen List Revealed 

List Includes: Amazon, Chromebook, Discord, EBSCO, Netflix, Nevada, OnlyFans, Reddit, SeekingArrangement, Twitter, Verisign, & Wish  Washington, DC (February 23, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has revealed that Amazon, Chromebook, Discord, OnlyFans, and Wish are among its 2021 Dirty Dozen List of mainstream contributors to sexual exploitation. This year’s list features several entities that have profited from the COVID-19 crisis by…

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PROGRESS: Netflix changes app ratings!

Streaming giant Netflix’s tagline is “we want to entertain the world”—and now with over 200 million subscribers in reported at the beginning of 2021, Netflix certainly boasts a global reach. However, this massive streaming platform is also glorifying and enabling exploitation to the world.  Netflix landed spots on the National Center on Sexual Exploitation 2019…

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VICTORY! Google Prohibiting Prostitution Advertisements and Re-Categorizing Sexually Violent Content

Google has been at the forefront of The National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s corporate advocacy since we first started the initiative in 2013. We’ve been pressing on this global tech titan to make significant changes in order to stem sexual abuse through its products used by over a billion people.   One of our most consistent…

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Corporations Making Changes: 2020 Victories to Celebrate 

February 9, 2021 is the global observance of Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day focuses on the idea that everyone plays an important role in making the internet better. To protect children online, and create a space where all are free from the harms of sexual abuse and exploitation, we all—families, corporations, governments—play an important…

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NCOSE joins NTIA, Food & Drug Administration, Homeland Security, and more in asking Congress for more secure, accountable policy around WHOIS

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation stands with many respected stakeholders who are also calling on the U.S. Congress to take action for a safer, secure, and more accountable Internet by ensuring a “thick-WHOIS” process that allows law enforcement and other key entities access to contact information for owners of top-level domains. Transparency and accountability…

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Twitter Profited from Sex Trafficking of Young Boy via Child Sexual Abuse Material

When John Doe was only 13 years old, a tragic series of events unfolded that he was powerless to stop and Twitter made money off his most traumatic moments. It is on behalf of John Doe and countless other survivors like him that the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center—along with The Haba Law…

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#DirtyDozenList Victory: Celebrating Amazon’s New Parental Controls 

While we believe that BigTech has a responsibility to proactively create safe spaces online (especially for children) without being pressured to do so by advocacy organizations and parents, we still appreciate when corporations make positive changes.    We thank Amazon Prime Video for finally giving parents some control about what kind of media their young children are exposed to on…

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STATEMENT – Twitter Sued by Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation 

Twitter Knowingly Distributed Plaintiff’s Abuse Videos and Refused to Remove Them   Washington, DC (January 20, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center (NCOSE), The Haba Law Firm, and The Matiasic Firm have jointly filed a federal lawsuit against Twitter on behalf of a minor who was trafficked on the social media platform that boasts…

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NCOSE Law Center Hits Twitter with Groundbreaking Sex Trafficking Lawsuit

Twitter, one of the most popular social media sites in the world with over 330 million users, has had a hand in the sexual exploitation of countless victims of abuse, coercion, and objectification on their platform. It is on behalf of one of these victims, John Doe, that the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law…

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