Entries by National Center on Sexual Exploitation

5 Tips When You Discover Your Kid Is Viewing Porn

This is a guest post written by Josh Glaser and Daniel Weiss. No parents want to find out that their son or daughter has been viewing pornography, but every parent should plan for it. A 2016 Barna study revealed that over two-thirds of 13-24-year-old males and one-third of 13-24-year-old females are viewing pornography at least monthly. In […]

ACTION ALERT: Protect Children from Pornography

How Can We End the Cycle of Child Exposure to Porn? Sign the petition here. Do you believe in building a world free from sexual abuse and exploitation? Do ever feel like that world is so far away? It can feel difficult to hold on to hope when looking at statistics and hearing stories about how […]

ACTION ALERT: Demand Visa Choose People Over Profit

In case you missed it, Mastercard is taking an important step to confront—and hopefully end—the horrific abuse on sites hosting pornography. Their new policies have officially gone into effect as of October 15, 2021. The new policies require banks connecting sellers of “adult content” (a.k.a. pornography) to Mastercard to ensure that the companies meet the following five […]

Freedom From Slavery is a Basic Human Right that Nevada Denies Many

By providing legal cover for the sex trade, Nevada is directly violating the Thirteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. States cannot create conditions that allow slavery or involuntary servitude to flourish—including in the form of sex trafficking. The NCOSE Law Center’s lawsuit representing survivors seeks to hold the state of Nevada accountable for protecting prostitution […]

Twitter Tweets Child Sexual Abuse – You can hold them accountable!

One of the world’s most powerful companies has crossed the line. It’s shocking … The influential social network Twitter allows users to share videos of child sexual abuse and then, with a straight face, claims it has no knowledge of how its platform is being used to degrade and destroy? It’s absolutely true. And today […]

“Raised on Porn” Documentary Exposes Effects of Porn on Children

A new documentary from Exodus Cry and Magic Lantern Pictures, Raised on Porn, exposes the ways pornography has become the new sex education for children and unpacks the dangerous lifelong implications of this global phenomenon. SIGN THE PETITION demanding age verification on porn sites. RELATED ARTICLES: Facebook Deflects Responsibility for Child Wellbeing at Senate Hearing The Tidal […]

TikTok Still Exposing Kids to Sexual Content

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is urging TikTok to improve content moderation to better protect children on the platform. A Wall Street Journal investigation found that minors can be exposed to videos featuring sexual content. “While we have commended TikTok for making significant safety improvements over the last year, it is clear that TikTok needs to do much more to protect minors from exposure to sexual content […]

Victory! TikTok Takes Fighting Exploitation Seriously with New Updates

Once known as a “hunting ground for predators,” the wildly popular short-form video app TikTok has transformed itself into a model of fighting sexual exploitation and abuse on its platform. Featured on NCOSE’s 2020 Dirty Dozen List for rampant grooming and exploitation children and on the 2021 DDL for highly sexualized content, TikTok has instituted a series of such sweeping and significant […]

A Look Into OnlyFans: Child Sexual Abuse Material and Trafficking

OnlyFans markets itself as a social media platform where “influencers” can sell their content to a subscriber base. However, it is no secret that the overwhelming majority of the content sold on OnlyFans is in fact pornography. OnlyFans has thus become the latest iteration of the commercial sex industry—and its popularity is rapidly escalating. What is perhaps most concerning is […]

Google Search: Driving the Pornography Industry’s Profits

As recently as December 2020, when NCOSE researchers conducted a Google search test for “child pornography,” many top results yielded links to hardcore pornography websites, including Pornhub and XVideos—effectively advertising for the world’s largest sexual exploiters that are currently under increased public scrutiny for the proliferation of child sex abuse material on its site. Two […]

Lawsuit Filed Against World’s Biggest Abuse Website

Washington, D.C. – A class action lawsuit was filed against XVideos and its parent company, WebGroup Czech Republic (WGCZ), for trafficking Jane Doe, a victim of child sexual abuse material (child pornography) and sex trafficking. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Doe by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center (NCOSE) together with five other survivor-focused and commercial litigation law […]

The Class Action Lawsuit Against Pornhub and MindGeek Explained

MindGeek, the shadowy corporate entity behind Pornhub and other exploitative sites, has been hit with a United States-based class action lawsuit brought by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center, and an accomplished assembly of survivor-focused and commercial litigation law firms, on behalf of survivors of child sex trafficking. Videos and images of these survivors—child sexual abuse […]

ACTION ALERT: 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 […]

NCOSE Law Center Hits Twitter with Groundbreaking Sex Trafficking Lawsuit

If you or someone you know has been sexually exploited via Twitter, please reach out to the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center to see if you have a case. Yesterday, we filed a groundbreaking joint federal lawsuit against Twitter on behalf of a minor who was trafficked on their site. Instead of removing exploitative videos of […]

TAKE ACTION: Credit Card Companies Must Stop Processing Payments for the Exploitative Pornography Industry

This is it! Major progress in our war against Pornhub. A few days ago we reached out and let you know that Pornhub would be falling soon and it’s already happening—starting NOW! As you are well aware, Pornhub profits off of the abuse of countless numbers of victims of child sexual abuse, sex trafficking, rape, and non-consensually produced pornography […]