July 18, 2016

The Christian Post: Starbucks, McDonald's Block Customers' Access to Porn on Wi-Fi Networks to Protect Children

After a serious push from anti-pornography groups, coffeehouse chain Starbucks and fast food giant McDonald's have agreed to block porn from their Wi-Fi networks.

Enough Is Enough®, a national bi-partisan nonprofit organization that has led the fight to make the internet safer for children and families since 1994, revealed in a statement last Wednesday that McDonald's began implementing a new filtered Wi-Fi policy in its corporate-owned restaurants throughout the U.S. earlier this year. The company also made the filtering service available to their franchisees.

"Parents can have peace of mind that, when they or their children go to McDonald's, they will have a safer and more friendly Wi-Fi experience, filtered from pornography, from child porn and from potential sexual exploitation and predation," EIE President Donna Hughes said. "McDonald's deserves widespread praise for this act of corporate responsibility and commitment to children and family safety."...

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