November 28, 2018

PJMEDIA: 23K Sign Petition Demanding Starbucks Keep Promise to Remove Porn From Wi-Fi

In 2014, the Internet safety group Enough Is Enough® (EIE) led a coalition of 75 organizations and nearly 50,000 petitioners in calling on Starbucks and other companies to prevent access to pornography on their complementary Wi-Fi service. In 2016, Starbucks promised to consider such an action, but has not yet fulfilled that pledge.

"By breaking its commitment, Starbucks is keeping the doors wide open for convicted sex offenders and others to fly under the radar from law enforcement and use free, public Wi-Fi services to access illegal child porn and hard-core pornography," EIE President and CEO Donna Rice Hughes declared in a statement Monday. Her organization relaunched an updated petition today which will add additional names to the 50,000-plus signers from the launch of the campaign.

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