July 17, 2016
Inquisitr: McDonald’s And Starbucks Are Taking A Stand For Internet Safety
Apparently, McDonald’s patrons have been taking advantage of McDonald’s free WiFi service to surf porn sites while dining at the restaurant.
According to Fortune, McDonald’s recently changed its free WiFi access to prevent customers from watching pornography on their smartphones and other electronic devices, following years of pressure from the internet safety advocacy group, Enough is Enough (EIE).
“We are pleased to share that WiFi filtering has been activated in the majority of McDonald’s nearly 14,000 restaurants nationwide, improving upon the restaurant experience for our customers,” a McDonald’s spokeswoman told Fortune.
Two years ago, EIE began a campaign to get McDonald’s to change the policy. “Parents can have peace of mind that, when they or their children go to McDonald’s, they will have a safer and more friendly WiFi experience, filtered from pornography, from child porn and from potential sexual exploitation and predation,” EIE President Donna Rice Hughes said in a statement...