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Some Thais post X-rated content on OnlyFans to earn money during the pandemic

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With many have lost their jobs over the past year due to the pandemic, some Thais have been earning an income by posting sexually explicit photos and videos of themselves on the social media platform OnlyFans, despite pornography being illegal in Thailand.

To view the content, “fans” pay for a monthly subscription. OnlyFans takes a 20% cut and the rest goes to the content creator. Apparently, people can make a lot of money. For one man in Thailand, who spoke to the Bangkok Post, he decided to post adult content on OnlyFans to help pay off his 700,000 baht. In a month, he earned 30,000 baht from subscriptions.

Concerned about the potential legal repercussions, he decided to stop posting the X-rated content and started a juice business. But the business didn’t do as well as he hoped and he started posting again on OnlyFans.

“From October onward, I earned around 200,000 baht a month just by posting nude photos… If I can keep my account at the top of the national rankings, I think I could pay all of my debt within three months.”

A 34 year old man T-shirt shop owner at the Chatuchak market says he started posting on OnlyFans because he needed the money. He’s been running the T-shirt the shop for the past 14 years, but with no tourists visiting the market during the pandemic, the shop owner struggled to stay in business.

“I’ve used almost all my savings to keep this shop alive. What else could I do, if I didn’t turn to OnlyFans?”

Under Thai law, publishing what’s considered “obscene” content online carries a punishment of up to 5 years in prison and a fine up to 100,000 baht. The OnlyFans content creators in Thailand are at risk of being prosecuted, according to Natchapol Jittirat, who is a lecturer at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Law.

“According to Section 4 of the Penal Code of Thailand on Jurisdiction, if it’s uploaded inside the Kingdom of Thailand, Thai courts have the power to enforce the Computer Crime Act.”

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

 

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13 Comments

13 Comments

  1. L.F.

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Luckily I don’t have any sort of credit cards.

  2. Toby Andrews

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 5:16 pm

    Tragic, Thais are now reduced to showing their bare bums on the Internet to earn a living, still they deserve to.
    I hope there are a few Phuket taxi drivers among them.
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    lol

    • Siso

      Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 6:28 pm

      It’s not only in Thailand amigo, only fans is a well known platform worldwide for amateurs and celebs to make extra money, and since the pandemic shitshow they seen an explosion of new users from all walks of life. There are some users making millions monthly and thriving like never before

  3. Gosport

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 5:16 pm

    New scam?

  4. titsporn

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 5:58 pm

    Illegal? What about a VPN for 100b/mo. The burden of proof is on the state… And dont they have real criminal to pursue?

  5. John Doe

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    How to find these ladies on OnlyFans? I’m asking for a friend…

  6. Jim kelly

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 8:09 pm

    Beats watching ‘Topless Darts’ at Roehampton! Talking of ‘topless”…isn’t there a video on VIMEO out there??

  7. Grumpy John

    Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 5:02 am

    I am 68 and the wife is 45. Do they have a category for older chaps such as myself?

    • NissanJohn

      Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 11:12 am

      No one wants to see a wrinkly old man with his money sucker I mean wife being forced to do lewd acts for a nasty old man.

    • Toby Andrews

      Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 4:52 pm

      There might be G John. Put a picture on and see if you make anything.
      You might make enough for a couple of bottles of Leo.

  8. Danish Twirl

    Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:12 am

    Where can i sign up for this, i need some extra money

  9. Zeek

    Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 1:51 pm

    Surely these Thai men raking in tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of baht per month on Only Fans are actually ladyboys. No body is that interested in seeing pictures and videos of naked men.

  10. Amy Sukwan

    Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 7:37 pm

    It’s a good idea here in Thailand only because of the regulatory burdens. In short it being illegal is a barrier to entry. OnlyFans in the US where it’s totally legal is not money making for most people. You put your junk out there, and nothing happens. I can’t help noticing that Thai men were cited in the article as the ones making money. Do you gentleman have something going on down there that I need to know about? 😉

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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