Pornhub To Ban Unverified Uploads After Repeated Claims Of Child Abuse Content

Pornhub, one of the world’s most popular porn sites, has recently made a commitment to exclusively host authorised content on their platform. This comes in the wake of several allegations of illegal content hosted on the site, including rape and child abuse.

Such allegations have triggered movements compelling Pornhub to change its business model, some of which have amassed over 350,000 signatures.

The tipping point seemed to be a report written by New York Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof, in which he confirms that the platform hosts videos of child abuse and rape.

In response, Mastercard and Visa decided to prohibit the use of their cards on the adult website until an investigation had been completed.

Left with no choice, Pornhub said that from now on it will: “only allow properly identified users to upload content. We have banned downloads. We have made some key expansions to our moderation process, and we recently launched a trusted flagger programme with dozens of non-profit organisations.”

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