Channel One Web Advertiser Has Links to Pornography

June 10, 1998

A child needs merely to click
on "The Mining Company" ad banner on Channel One’s
site and he or she is in a site that has links to pornographic
pictures. Children are given warnings about the sexual content
they will see if they keep clicking, but this site should not
be connected to a site that attracts children.

"Channel One’s official
web site has been and remains a mystery to me, " said Jim
Metrock, president of Obligation. "You would think cooler
heads would realize they are aliening the remaining support.
The most charitable thing you can say for Channel One’s web site
is they have no clue who their audience is."

Channel One web ads are rotated
on and off, so you cannot tell easily when an advertiser is no
longer appearing on their site.