Only fans said the UK content-maker subscription site canceled plans to ban pornography from its services less than a week after announcing the change, citing the need for banking partners to comply with the policy.
On Wednesday, the company said it had “the necessary assurances to support our various creator communities”, proposing that it has an agreement with the bank to pay only fan content creators who share sexually explicit content.
“Thank you all for listening to your voice. We have received the necessary assurances for the support of our various creator communities and postponed the planned policy change on October 1, ”the company said in a tweet on Wednesday.
“Only the fan stands for inclusion and we will continue to provide a home for all manufacturers,” the company said.
So what was all this about?
Only fans could be able to resolve its conflict with the banks – some of which refused to do business with the site – taking the issue publicly. In an interview with the Financial Times published on August 2, OnLifens founder and CEO Tim Stokley blamed the bank for the porn ban, saying banks including JPMorgan Chase, Bank of New York Mellon and Metro Bank in the UK had only shut down fans. Ability to pay manufacturers.
Only fans ’decision to ban porn angered sex workers who rely on the site to support themselves. Founded in 2016, the site claims to have more than 130 million registered users and more than 2 million creators.