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Sesame St YouTube invaded by porn hackers

October 17, 2011

Sesame Street’s YouTube channel has been taken offline after hackers uploaded pornographic videos.

A message posted alongside the adult videos stated: “Who doesn’t like porn kids?” The Sesame Street account was taken offline within 20 minutes of the problem being spotted.

YouTube said: “Our Community Guidelines prohibit graphic content. As always, we remove inappropriate material as soon as we are made aware of it.”

The American children’s show has more than 140,000 subscribers and its videos have been watched almost half a billion times.

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