Mastercard to stop usage of its cards on Pornhub as investigations confirm unlawful content

Mastercard Inc said on Thursday it was ending the use of its cards on Pornhub after its investigation confirmed the presence of unlawful content on the sex videos site. Pornhub said on Tuesday it had banned video downloads and was allowing only certain partner accounts to upload content after a New York Times column reported… Read More Mastercard to stop usage of its cards on Pornhub as investigations confirm unlawful content

Mastercard launches investigation into child abuse allegations against Pornhub

Mastercard Inc said on Sunday it was investigating allegations against Pornhub.com following a newspaper column which said many videos posted on the adult website depicted child abuse. The New York Times column, written by Nicholas Kristof, described videos on Pornhub that the author said were recordings of assaults on unconscious women and girls. “The issue… Read More Mastercard launches investigation into child abuse allegations against Pornhub

Major financial companies quit Facebook cryptocurrency project

Facebook Inc’s ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa Inc quit the group behind the project. The two companies announced they would leave the association on Friday afternoon, as did EBay Inc, Stripe Inc. and Latin American payments company… Read More Major financial companies quit Facebook cryptocurrency project