Hot Coffee: Starbucks To Ban Patrons From Viewing Porn In Its Stores

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When it involves viewing porn, Starbucks is the final place you assume individuals will sit and luxuriate in a pores and skin flick or two. Well, the favored espresso chain introduced that it’s going to ensure patrons won’t be utilizing its Wi-Fi to look at boom-boom flicks whereas having fun with their pumpkin spice lattes.

Business Insider dropped the information that the Seattle based mostly chain has absolutely dedicated to retaining pornography outdoors of its shops. The transfer comes after the Starbucks was known as out by nonprofit Enough is Enough’s CEO Donna Rice Hughs. In a press release, she claimed the corporate was “retaining the doorways huge open for convicted intercourse offenders and others to fly below the radar from regulation enforcement and use free, public Wi-Fi companies to entry unlawful little one porn and hard-core pornography.”

Adding much more strain on Starbucks was a petition began by CitizenGo that was signed by almost 30,000 individuals urging the corporate to “filter pornography and little one intercourse abuse photos.” The petition additionally states:

“Apparently, Starbucks cares extra about offering paper straws to guard the setting than defending children and patrons on its public WiFi! Starbucks broke its promise to filter pornography and little one intercourse abuse photos, regardless of its public announcement it might voluntarily present secure WiFi in its eating places nationwide…an announcement greater than 2 and-a-half years in the past!”

Now to be honest to Starbucks the corporate advised The Verge in a press release that it by no means allowed pornography to be considered in its shops.

“The use of Starbucks public Wi-Fi to view unlawful or egregious content material is just not, nor has it ever been permitted.”

The firm now committing to ban porn is a dedication it promised to meet again in 2016. Welp no extra Bang Bros and low anymore.

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