A lawsuit alleges Twitter made money off of child sexual abuse material of a trafficking victim after the platform refused to take down the explicit content. More specifically, the suit alleges the images and videos were permitted to remain up on the site after a Twitter investigation “didn’t find a violation” of the company’s “policies.”
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Plaintiff John Doe was horrified to find out explicit of himself—made at age 13 under duress by traffickers—were posted to Twitter.
“At 7 years old or so, I was groomed with adult porn, then child porn, and then I was used in it… Boys are abused, trafficked for sex, and used in porn.”
We live in a world that needs to see concrete numbers to legitimize an issue. Unfortunately, those numbers are hard to come by—but here are the facts.
Sex traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to lure their victims into exploitation. Porn is the marketing department of the sex trafficking industry.
How can you tell if porn was made consensually or not? How can you identify if someone was trafficked into porn? We’ll tell you. Ready for the answer?
We’re not claiming all porn is non-consensual. Some is and some isn’t, and when you watch it there’s no way to know which is which.
In preparation to be exploited, the pregnant woman was forced to wear lingerie and pose for pictures that were then shared with porn sites.
While the spikes in reports of child exploitation during 2020 are discouraging, thousands of arrests were made, reassuring that there are still people all around the world who are unwilling to let these crimes go unchecked.
Every January, In-N-Out Burger encourages customers to donate to their nonprofit Slave2Nothing and help fight sexual exploitation.