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Bill Ackman blasts Visa, saying it has the power to pressure Pornhub to remove child pornography

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In this article Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman is taking a vocal stance against Visa, saying the credit card giant has the power to pressure Pornhub to remove child pornography from its site. «My interest comes from the fact that I have four daughters,» Ackman said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Tuesday. «When you think about the worst harm — economic, physical, mental harm you can impact upon a human being — it's having a child trafficked… video of the rape appear.

I find it hard to talk about it.» On Friday, U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney in California ruled that Visa knowingly facilitated the distribution of child pornography on Pornhub and other sites operated by parent company MindGeek by processing payments.

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