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Onlyfans reverses course will not ban porn but you probably should take that with a grain of salt because they can’t be trusted

Onlyfans.com is now claiming that it is reversing course and will keep porn on its platform after near universal backlash online. Earlier this month, the site abruptly announced that X-rated content would disappear from the site beginning in October in a bid to fend off complaints from financial regulators and banks (hint: we’ve written about this before.) The announcement of the reversal though isn’t sitting well with some and for good reason. Even though Onlyfans is now trying to keep porn content, perhaps, and ultimately it will not be up to them how they process their payments in the end. Banks of course will have the last laugh as will investors as they obviously control the purse strings that Onlyfans cares so much about. It is worth noting that “suspended” does not me...
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Magazine boss Anna Wintour is under fire as protesters stage “Fair Pay” fiasco outside of massive NYC mansion

BOSSES WEAR PRADA, WORKERS GET NADA? Sprawling seens today in New York City outside of Anna Wintour ‘s $12.5m mansion-like townhouse. According to reports, protesters by the numbers from across Conde Nast gathered outside Wintour ‘s home amid reports that staffers are dramatically underpaid for their world renowned work. Many of Conde Nast ‘s publications are some of the most famous publications in modern media. Anna Wintour does not exactly oversee the New Yorker (which appears to be the most prominent Conde Nast magazine protesting) though she is widely seen as the proxy figurhead in the situation. The magazine is actually overseen by a man named David, though many are targeting Wintour because she’s become obscenely rich working for Conde Nast. Many of the demands are ...
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Here’s everything you might want to know about Picrights the “copyright” organisation hounding websites

Let’s be clear in this post —- copyright is a real thing as is Picrights but there is a right and a wrong way to go about things. Sometime ago the so-called “image rights” agency representing sites like AFP tried to get us for an image that was not actually hosted on our website but instead was hyperlinked through a sourced article (our system is programmed that when a link is sourced it also shows the image in certain social media posts even if it is not directly on our website.) This irked Picrights at the time who claimed that we hosted and used the image when in fact we did not. This had to be explained to Picrights at least 6 different times (because as some may have already learned themselves we don’t use images at all anymore.) Eventually, a so-called manager from Picrigh...
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Lemonade Insurance is insanely popular, but the app appears to have a dark secret

Lemonade Insurance is a mobile app that offers up varying kinds of insurance (life; renters, and so on) to millions of people in America. But now problems are mounting for the app as it has been revealed just how they do so and it isn't pretty. A new report out this weekend revealed that popular U.S based insurance company "Lemonade Insurance" might be misusing the fact that it is mostly A.I based and in a very bad way. The problem with Lemonade is the fact that it told on itself on how it analyzes insurance claims videos. That protocol allegedly uses only A.I to analyze videos for "signs of fraud." The revelation came directly from Lemonade Insurance on their own Twitter page which makes the controversy fairly extraordinary. Of course, backlash quickly followed after use...
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The death of internet explorer has finally arrived (thank god!)

Somehow the browser Internet Explorer managed to survive 26 years. It must be 2002 somewhere because surely someone is still using internet explorer somewhere out there. This week Microsoft announced that one of its most hated products is set to see its doom. According to the tech giant, IE will cease to exist in June 2002 after decades in use; criticism, and being pretty much the brunt of internet jokes. For decades the betrothed browser remained one of if not the world's most popular browser. But with the arrival of Opera; Google Chrome, Firefox, and numerous much faster others IE 's market share has fallen dramatically since 2010. Despite that Microsoft continued to ship devices with IE to ensure that corporate apps still worked over the years. It isn't quite clear if ...
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Fraudster Elizabeth Holmes is trying to get certain details from her trial thrown out

Because nothing says con quite like Elizabeth Holmes. According to local news reports, con queen Elizabeth Holmes and her lawyers are trying to get certain details about her salary; luxurious lifestyle, private jet travel, and the many M Center for Medicaid violations she committed thrown out. And they could be. The San Jose Mercury News reports that a judge seems to agree that it could be potentially dangerous for jurors to hear such information. "It seems like that's designed to engage a class conversation amongst the jurors which I think you'd agree would be a little dangerous," he told prosecutors.
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Beginning today, we accept Bitcoin

Starting officially today we're adding Bitcoin and cryptocurrency as a form of payment worldwide. To use this payment method -- you'll have to e-mail in and specifically mention Bitcoin. These forms of payments are final and per our Terms of Service refunds are only provided in limited capacity. Users must have an active wallet and payment must be rendered (or a deposit provided) before services are fully completed. The same 3-day payment window that applies to commercial payments applies to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
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Apple patent appears to pave the way for a notchless iPhone 13

A new patent spotted by Apple Insider appears to suggest that the new iPhone 13 in fact will have a notchless feature. According to the patent, the minor change appears to be insignificant according to most standards and not much of a reason for people to spend even more money during a pandemic.
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Here are the Most/Least educated states in America

That is according to Wallethub anyway. According to Wallethub, behold we bring you the most/least educated states in America and some of them aren't all that shocking. Most Educated MassachusettsMarylandConnecticutVermontColoradoVirginiaNew JerseyNew HampshireMinnesotaWashington Least Educated New MexicoSouth CarolinaNevadaOklahomaKentuckyAlabamaArkansasLouisianaMississippiWest Virginia
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You should probably think twice about doing the #SilhouetteChallenge

What started as a feel good and fun trend has now turned into a perverted trend to gratify men. While we won't share the instructions here, an eagle-eyed reader managed to send them to us showing us that in fact the videos can be edited. According to the instructions, people have figured out (likely people meaning men) how to erase the red filter on the videos. The videos and I cannot stress this enough are not protected behind the "Vin Rouge" filter on Snapchat. People so long as they have enough time on their hands can remove the filter. Some have found a special program on their device that allows them to remove the filter revealing someone's body. Truthfully, it was only a matter of time before men managed to make it pervy again. *We're not sharing the instructions he...
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Here’s why Apple is rushing everybody to update their IOS systems (like right now)

As we issued yesterday in a brief news bulletin, Apple has a message for its users around the world. Following Apple confirming reports of worrisome security flaws, they've now sort of explained exactly what happened. Per CNET, the flaws appear to hit the operating system of Apple devices itself rather than a particular app or something. That makes it particularly concerning for Apple considering without the OS they have no Apple iPhone. This is unheard of for Apple considering they rarely ever admit to such large vulnerabilities on their platform. To update your iPhone (this goes for iPads also you should update that right behind your iPhone) follow these instructions. SettingsGeneral"Software Update"Select 14.4 Update (this update fixes the problem.) Your device will obvio...
I spoke to a #SmileDirectClub account manager on the phone, here’s what I learned that people need to understand
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I spoke to a #SmileDirectClub account manager on the phone, here’s what I learned that people need to understand

Editors note: This is an ongoing article series about Smile Direct Club who has acknowledged that they in essence "buy" the silence of their customers but of course they can't outright say that because their prevented by their legal department. On Friday, I spoke to an account manager following my first report on the company amid my own experience that validated some of the claims made about the company by others. Beginning a year ago, I decided to put their service to the test under the guise of being a customer (some of which I was but I was also a reporter after answers.) I want to make it clear that while Smile Direct Club may have customers who certainly have had what appear to be successful experiences --- others most certainly have not had pleasant experiences. Smile Direct...
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Answering some of your FAQ ‘s sent to our fan-mail inbox

In this week 's fan question box (we have an e-mail dedicated to that) we received a host of questions about our business model and how we managed to get it off the ground. The truth is our business model we don't actually have one. The only form of a business model that we have is consistency; productivity, and otherwise employee happiness. Contrary to popular belief, we aren't owned by what is called Newspaper Newsgroup Limited (pretty sure that's there name.). We are owned by a group of private citizens who have no corporate interests; no ties to dark money, and otherwise are about as regular as one might expect. That has accounted for much of our success because they've banned corporate money; power players, and the like from ever taking control of this agency. Another l...
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The GOP is lying to you, they want to repeal Section 230 because you don’t agree with them

As expected and in typical McConnell fashion --- McConnell is now gunning to either kill the measure all together or will attempt to get a measure of his own passed if Democrats want more help sent to Americans. According to the Verge, McConnell has now proposed a new piece of legislation that as this title states would only bring the stimulus efforts to the floor if it included a Section 230 repeal. Not just a partial repeat at that, but a full repeal of the law taking direct aim at tech companies that have long enjoyed those protections. But let's keep it frank here. A repeal of Section 230 of that law likely would lead to dramatic moderation at some of the world's most popular tech hubs and blogs. For example, Twitter likely would ramp up their moderation of posts and tweets in...
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Rollout of anticipated video game ends up being complete crap

The rollout of the anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 has been anything but fun for consumers. After reports of lags; glitches, and other informal problems with the popular game — Sony has confirmed that they’re pulling the game entirely. The BBC reports that the Swedish produced game has been pulled from the Playstation store entirely and users will be given refunds for the game. It is unclear how fast or when the game may be re-released. It was certainly one of the most anticipated drops of the year. The game is still available across the other usual platforms — however people are widely reporting issues getting refunds even from the likes of Sony.
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