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MindGeek executives face MPs’ scrutiny

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“While we have remained steadfast in our commitment to protect our users and the public, we recognize that we could have done more in the past and must do more in the future”: So said MindGeek CEO Feras Antoon to a parliamentary committee investigating Pornhub, the Montreal-founded company’s flagship pornography site. Antoon and MindGeek COO David Tassillo, along with vice-president Corey Urman, faced questions Friday afternoon from MPs in the wake of testimony earlier this week from Serena Fleites, the subject of a December 2020 New York Times op-ed that said Pornhub was “infested with rape videos.”

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