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20 Child Safety Groups Call on Congress: Stop Google Before It Jeopardizes Online Child Safety

On September 17, 2019, 20 child safety and anti-trafficking organizations sent a letter below to Congressional committee leaders raising serious alarms about Google and Mozilla/Cloudfare’s plans to centralize control of the internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) system in a way that could undermine or block online child protection tools and services. Google and Mozilla/Cloudfare have…

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Google’s YouTube Losing Advertisers Over Monetizing Sexually Exploitive Videos

According to Bloomberg, the Walt Disney Co., Nestle, and “Fortnite” creator Epic Games, Inc. are suspending advertising on YouTube after mounting concerns about the platform being used for the eroticization of children and for pedophile networking. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is calling on YouTube to remove all pornography from its platform, and to…

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Google Allegedly Monetizing the Eroticization of Children on YouTube

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is calling on YouTube to remove all pornography from its platform, following yet another disturbing account of apparently monetized images of children intended to sexually incite on YouTube. This is one of the reasons Google has been placed on NCOSE’s 2019 Dirty Dozen List which names 12 mainstream facilitators of sexual…

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Google Allegedly Monetizing Child Erotica on YouTube

Washington, DC – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is calling on YouTube to remove all pornography from its platform, following yet another disturbing account of apparently monetized child erotica on YouTube. This is one of the reasons Google has been placed on NCOSE’s 2019 Dirty Dozen List which names 12 mainstream facilitators of sexual…

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Leading Contributors to Sexual Exploitation Revealed: 2019 Dirty Dozen List

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) today launched its 2019 Dirty Dozen List, a list of carefully selected entities that are major, mainstream facilitators of sexual exploitation in the United States. “No corporation should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation,” said Haley Halverson, Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on…

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Three Recent Victories We Almost Missed: Snapchat, Google, U.S. Navy

At the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, we’re incredibly busy defending dignity each and every day. For example, we’re currently preparing for the launch of our 2019 Dirty Dozen list on February 11th at 11am Eastern. We hope you’ll join us! We’re so busy that there’s three major victories we almost missed! Each of these…

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Google: A Complicated Case of Corporate Influence

Google’s unofficial slogan is “don’t be evil.” For the enormous multinational technology company that is now intimately involved in most people’s lives this seems like a good goal. But does Google live up to this slogan? In short: it’s complicated. Google is a vast corporate empire. Most of the people who work within the corporation…

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Porn Ads Appearing On Trending YouTube Videos

Excerpt of article by Josh Lee Read the full article here YouTube users have been hitting out at the platform after adverts linking to hardcore pornography began to appear before videos on the website’s trending page. As first reported by Motherboard, videos from popular YouTubers including Markiplier, PewDiePie, Dude Perfect have been displaying an ad…

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Google's Positive Policy Changes

In Light of Google’s Positive Policy Changes, Work Remains

As our 12 Days of Action campaign has recently ended, and while reflecting on our recent successes and the victories yet to come, I am struck by the sheer magnitude of the companies we embark on changing, including Google, a company we are all familiar with. These massive companies with thousands of employees and hundreds…

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Google supports sex trafficking

Google Lobbyists Are Opposing Efforts to Amend a Law that Could Decrease Online Sex Trafficking

These actions come after reports reveal Google’s longtime support of Backpage.com, well-known trafficking website Today, Google lobbyists blitzed members of the U.S. Congress with this email asking them to stop their efforts to combat online sex trafficking by amending section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) in the respective bills S. 1693 and H.R….

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