OnlyFans allegedly put thousands of stars on Meta terrorist watchlist

OnlyFans bribed Meta into putting porn stars on a terrorist watchlist to crush its competitors, a lawsuit claims.

Sex workers, celebrities and businesses alike found sharing racy snaps and videos on social media had their accounts "shadowbanned" for creating terror-related content.

Adult performers have united to take on Meta and OnlyFans in court after suffering a "significant" drop in social media traffic and income as a result, they claim.

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Alana Evans, an adult performer in the US told The Post: “When I heard that my content may be listed on the terror watchlist, I was outraged.

“I was angry because it affected my income when my social media traffic dropped significantly, and I was angry because I am the daughter of a veteran who fought for this country.”

The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) was established to prevent mass shooting videos and other terrorist material going viral, yet a host of racy content creators ended up on its database.

Law firm Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman is fighting the case for those impacted and has filed suits against Meta and OnlyFans.

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The lawyers claim more than 21,000 Instagram accounts were unfairly tagged as potential terrorists.

Milberg partner David Azar had asked Meta and the GIFCT to “open up” their records “to help figure out whether our clients or their content are indeed on any databases intended for terrorists, and how to get them off.”

In response to the claims, OnlyFans told The Post: “We are aware that these cases have been filed. We are not aware of any evidence which supports these allegations. The alleged participants have all publicly stated that these cases have no merit.”

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Despite failing to respond to The Post's latest request for comment, Meta told the BBC back in February: “These allegations are without merit and we will address them in the context of the litigation as needed.”

Similarly GIFCT said earlier this year that it was “not aware of any evidence to support the theories presented in this lawsuit between two parties with no connection to GIFCT.”

It added: “Our continuing work to enhance transparency and oversight of the GIFCT hash-sharing database is the result of extensive engagement with our stakeholders and has no connection to these claims.”

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The plaintiffs claim to have had their accounts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter first impacted in 2018 when they alleged that at least one Meta employee took bribes from OnlyFans.

The lawsuit claims that staff at the social media giant set up offshore Philippines bank accounts to receive cash from OnlyFans’ parent company, Fenix International via a secret Hong Kong subsidiary.

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