November 29, 2018

The Hill: Starbucks to start blocking pornography on its Wi-Fi in 2019

Starting in 2019, customers at Starbucks will no longer be able to view pornography using the coffee shop’s Wi-Fi network, the company announced this week.

A spokesperson for the company told NBC News on Thursday that the viewing of "egregious content" has always violated the java giant’s policy.

But now, after years of pressure, the company plans to introduce a new tool next year to prevent customers from watching porn in its shops...

The move arrives after a petition from internet-safety advocacy group Enough is Enough, calling on the coffee company to filter pornographic content, gathered more than 26,000 signatures.

The nonprofit organization first reportedly launched a porn-free campaign aimed at Starbucks in 2014...

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