Visa and Mastercard to Investigate Financial Ties to Pornhub

Visa and Mastercard said they would investigate their financial links to MindGeek, the parent company of the adult website Pornhub, after the New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof reported that the website included videos of child abuse and nonconsensual sexual violence.

Visa said in a statement that it was “actively engaging with the relevant financial institutions” and with MindGeek to investigate the allegations.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/07/business/visa-mastercard-pornhub.html

Also see:

Pornhub: Mastercard reviews links with pornography site
Payments giant Mastercard is reviewing its business with pornography platform Pornhub, following allegations published by the New York Times.
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-55215860

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