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Unformatted text preview: Current Feature Story -by the Editors of Religion Today October 24, 2000 Money Lures Prominent Companies To Sell Sex Some of the most recognizable mainstream corporations are getting involved in the pornography business. ...General Motors, the world's largest company, now sells more graphic sex films through its DirecTV subsidiary than does Hustler pornographer Larry Flynt, according to distributors of the films, The New York Times (see link #1 below) reported. ...EchoStar Communications Corp., the No. 2 satellite provider, makes more money selling sex films than Playboy does with its magazines, cable, and Internet businesses, records from the companies show. ...AT&T Corp. the nation's largest communications company, runs a sex channel (see link #2 below) called Hot Network to subscribers of its broadband cable service, and owns a company that provides sex videos to nearly a million hotel rooms, the newspaper reported....
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