United States

Sen. Ben Sasse urges feds to investigate Pornhub

A US senator wants the feds to investigate Pornhub for allegedly letting users stream videos of women being raped and exploited. Sen. Ben Sasse urged the Department of Justice in a Monday letter to probe Pornhub and its parent company, MindGeek, over concerns that the popular porn site is littered with clips of sex-trafficking victims — including children. “Pornhub’s incredible reach has a much darker side than the image of harmless fun that it tries to project,” Sasse, a Nebraska Republican, wrote to Attorney General William Barr. “In several notable incidents over the past year, Pornhub made content available worldwide showing women and girls that were victims of trafficking being raped and exploited.” Sasse — who cha ...