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One of Google's less popular but definitely encouraging corporate policies has been their hard stance against pornography. They've thrown an awful lot of their considerable weight against online pornography, and just put into practice two very big moves that will severely limit access to sexually explicit material. First of all, Google will no longer accept advertisements through Google AdWords that promote graphic depictions of sexuality. That means ads that contain or lead to pornography will see a severe drop in clicks that come from Google. The second move was actually launched in March, prohibiting apps sold through Google's app store that contain or promote explicit content. Essentially, if the app is used as either a provider or gateway to pornography, it can no longer be sold through Google ... Discuss