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The Washington Post reports that Starbucks announced yesterday that “it will soon block access to porn websites via the company’s WiFi network … the company has instituted the filter after pressure from an outside group that advocated for a porn site ban for years. Enough is Enough, a nonprofit dedicated to Internet safety for children, launched a petition encouraging Starbucks to ban porn.”

The story notes that porn always has been banned at Starbucks, but there was no mechanism in place to enforce that ban. Now, the Post writes, “pervs have only until the end of 2018 to get their jollies in public while sipping on a grande juniper latte.”
KC's View:
When I go to my local Starbucks, there are a lot of folks on laptops … it never occurred to me that they might be looking at porn. (Do they wonder what I’m looking at on my laptop?)

Geez. I never would’ve thought that people would look at porn in public, except that recently, Mrs. Content Guy was taking an Amtrak train and a guy one row in front of her and across the aisle was watching porn on his computer. She was astonished, and so was I.

It never should’ve taken a petition to get Starbucks to put such a filter on its network.