• PTC Applauds New Disney+ Streaming Platform, But Suggests Parental Controls Are Needed

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    LOS ANGELES (November 12, 2019) – The Parents Television Council applauded the new streaming service, Disney+, for crafting a much safer platform than most other streaming services, but after reviewing the platform, called on Disney to add content filtering and parental controls.

    “Disney+ is an 80% streaming solution for families, and we applaud the company for its focus on making family-friendly content,” said PTC President Tim Winter. “So far, the biggest challenge we see with Disney+ is that it does not include parental controls or content filtering. While the company has promised not to include R-rated content, by its own admission, Disney+ was not designed exclusively for children.”

    “Our recent research has shown that a PG-rating is not a guarantee that content is appropriate for younger audiences. The MPAA allows one or two ‘f-words’ in PG-13-rated movies. Even titles from Marvel and Star Wars franchises contain higher levels of violence, and some PG-13 titles may include harsher language or profanity, sexual innuendo or suggestive dialogue. To be an even more ideal streaming platform for families, Disney+ must give families the ability to allow filtering.”

    Read the PTC’s review of Disney+ here.

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    2 Responses to PTC Applauds New Disney+ Streaming Platform, But Suggests Parental Controls Are Needed

    1. Michael
      November 28, 2019 at 7:05 pm

      “Disney was not designed exclusively for children,” says it all. Disney has been pushing sex and immorality for years, disguising itself as a “wholesome, family friendly” company. They support some sick things (that I won’t mention) in recent years. Boycott this company.

    2. Glen Robinson
      November 15, 2019 at 4:27 am

      Disney plus must allow filtering so parents can have complete control of what are children our seeing and hearing. Otherwise myself and everyone I know will lobby against it

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