Roku is removing a loophole used by porn providers to target users on the streaming platform despite Roku’s stance on banning the graphic content.
The ban, slated to happen on March 1, 2022, will block the world’s largest porn site, Pornhub, and similar services from offering their channels on the platform.
Porn services appear as private channels, which are also used by developers for video testing purposes, allowing them to bypass approval needed to display channels in the Roku store to users.
However, Roku last month that it is removing the private channels and replacing them with beta channels that lets developers test with up to 20 users before publishing.
This is set to happen on March 1, 2022 and will block the world’s largest porn site, Pornhub, and similar services from offering their channels on the platform
The company held its annual developer conference last month where it announced new processes on how it will handle channels on its Channel Store going forward, but the under