Los Angeles, CA (February 17, 2010) - The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is pleased to announce that CommerceGate has become its newest Corporate Sponsor.
CommerceGate is a certified Internet Payment Service Provider (IPSP) and an Independent Sales Organization (ISO) in the US and EU, offering level 1 PCI compliant payment processing used by many of the largest digital consumer websites in the world. CommerceGate has relationships with acquiring banks in the US and Europe which allows processing services to be custom tailored to each client's specific business-model. CommerceGate is fully integrated with the leading affiliate software providers and can easily be connected to any third-party marketing tools via post-back notification systems or XML report structures. CommerceGate has support and technology resources located Los Angeles, Miami, and Barcelona as well as redundant data centers.
Bjorn Skarlen, CEO of CommerceGate stated, "With an ever-tightening economy, it is important that organizations such as ASACP are supported to continue the essential work they do in educating and informing legislative branches and mainstream companies about the adult entertainment industry's focus on protecting the rights of children. In addition, we welcome the expansion of ASACP into the global market and felt the Barcelona Summit was a perfect event to announce our support."
"International expansion is a priority for ASACP and we are thrilled to welcome CommerceGate as our newest corporate sponsor," stated ASACP CEO Joan Irvine. "CommerceGate provides payment processing solutions on a global scale. Their financial support as a sponsor, combined with their global expertise, will be a great asset in helping ASACP protect children on an international level."
Founded in 1996, ASACP is a non-profit organization dedicated to online child protection. ASACP battles child pornography through its CP Reporting Hotline and helps parents prevent children from viewing age-restricted material online with its Restricted To Adults - RTA Website Label. ASACP is the only association in the world that coordinates the adult entertainment industry's efforts to protect children online. It has spent over 13 years creating progressive programs to protect children. ASACP's relationship in assisting the adult industry's child protection efforts is unparalleled. Companies and individuals interested in supporting ASACP may go to www.asacp.org for more information on how to get involved.
Being the uncle of four wonderful girls, the thought of them or any other innocent children being exploited sickens me. I would love to see every child porn site shutdown and their operators brought before the law.