Episode 156: Apple Bans NSFW Discord Servers, FSC 2257 Victory, MasterCard New Guidelines
Welcome (or welcome back) to the Camland Podcast presented by WCSU News! This week your host is Webcam Startup CEO Aerie Saunders.
(WCSU News) Cam4 Tipping Games Contest (April 12-25, 2021)– Contest-happy cam site Cam4 is running yet another contest. This time, the contest is based on tipping games, with the broadcasters who earn the most tokens from the Cam4 Game Center winning cash prizes. The Cam4 Game Center has 3 games: Roll the Dice, Token Keno, and Spin the Wheel.
(WCSU News) SkyPrivate Expands Chargeback Protection– Popular Skype cam site SkyPrivate has announced that they will now be covering chargebacks across all payment types on the site. Previously, only pay-per-minute Skype shows using the SkyPrivate plugin had chargebacks covered.
(WCSU News) Pornhub Viewers’ Choice Contest April 2021– April Pornhub Viewers’ Choice Contest theme is “Kinks & Fetishes”.
(WCSU News) Get Featured on FanCentro Social Media– FanCentro wants to shout out more models across Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
(WCSU News) Arousr Wants Models to Interview– Sexting site Arousr is looking for models to participate in promotional video interviews.
(WCSU News) Pornhub Launches Merch Collab with Art Primo– Pornhub partners with art supply company for graffiti-inspired collection.
(WCSU News) Hankey’s Toys Sponsors 2021 AltPorn Awards– The 2021 AltPorn Awards would like to welcome Hankey’s Toys as Platinum Sponsor of the 2021 AltPorn Awards. Hankey’s Toys is a leader in the premium fantasy toys marketplace, using the highest quality body-safe platinum silicone materials to fabricate some of the most creative and beautiful dildos in the world.
(WCSU News) Verified Call Closed on April 15, 2021– Phone sex platform warned models of closure just days in advance.
(WCSU News) Discord Bans NSFW Server Access for iOS Users– Apple users banned from accessing NSFW Discord servers from their devices.
(WCSU News) Streamate Sponsors Registration at XBIZ Miami– Cam site Streamate has been announced as the registration sponsor at XBIZ Miami 2021, presented by Chaturbate. The event, usually a popular in-person expo in Florida, will be held virtually for the second year in a row.
(WCSU News) IWantClips Updates Categories and Keywords Again– IWantClips deletes or renames dozens of categories and keywords under pressure from payment processors.
(WCSU News) Chaturbate Sponsors Two 2021 Awards Shows– Chaturbate to present the XBIZ Cam Awards and AltPorn Awards in May 2021.
(WCSU News) TransErotika joins Pineapple Support as Sponsor– Trans porn site joins 50+ businesses supporting Pineapple Support.
(WCSU News) Pineapple Support “Healing Through Kink” Event (April 27-29, 2021)– Presenters and panelists include mental health experts as well as performers and producers.
(WCSU News) Cam4 Updates Mobile Member Design– Upgrades to mobile site make it easier to watch Cam4 models on smaller screens.
(WCSU News) FeetFinder Announces Monthly Fee for Sellers– New $2.99 monthly fee goes into effect on May 3, 2021.
(WCSU News) SpankChain Dives Into NFTs– Adult industry-focused crypto payment platform SpankChain has announced that it is making a move into NFTs (non-fungible tokens) after an April Fool’s joke generated a lot of interest from models and customers alike!
(WCSU News) JustForFans Creates “Talent Management Center”– JustForFans creates centralized dashboard for companies managing multiple model accounts.
(WCSU News) Streamate Changes “Display Country” Options– Streamate cracks down on models lying about their location following member complaints.
(WCSU News) FanCentro / APAG Social Media Safety Webinar (April 27, 2021)– Fan club platform FanCentro and the Adult Performance Artists Guild (APAG) are coming together to present a free webinar about social media safety for adult performers.
(Webcam Startup) How To Do Underwater Fetish Clips and Cam Shows– An introduction to the basics of the underwater fetish.
(Webcam Startup) Court Strikes Down Warrantless 2257 Searches– The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has won its decades-long legal battle with the US federal government over warrantless 2257 records inspections. While the 2257 record-keeping act was not struck down in its entirety, the US Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the FBI can no longer demand access to your records without a valid warrant issued by a court with probable cause. Additionally, the court ruled that the provisions in 2257 and 2257A (collectively referred to as “2257”) were unconstitutional for the majority of the plaintiffs in the original suit.
(Webcam Startup) Mastercard Creates New Rules for “Sellers of Adult Content”– Credit card company Mastercard has announced that it will now require banks that connect merchants to the Mastercard network to follow new guidelines. Although Mastercard claims that these new rules are to prevent “unlawful activity”, the new rules are likely to make it even harder for adult businesses to obtain payment processing for Mastercard transactions. Adult businesses are already considered “high risk” and many banks will not process payments for them, and the payment processors that do handle adult transactions charge substantially higher rates for their services.
(Webcam Startup) Interview with Patrick Nielson – FeetFinder Creator– This week Katy is joined by FeetFinder founder Patrick to discuss his new foot fetish niche site. They discuss entrepreneurship, how he discovered that there was money to be made in the foot fetish world, why his platform charges models a monthly fee to access some features, and where he sees the site going in the future. FeetFinder is a platform that allows performers to sell non-nude foot related content, and it pays out 80% of sales.
(Webcam Startup) Interview with Ruby Lynne and Rex – Mature Camming Couple on Stripchat– Ruby Lynne and Rex are the Sonny and Cher of Stripchat, and although they’ve only been in the adult industry for a year, these swingers have shot to stardom on Stripchat. They’ve joined Katy to talk about camming as a couple, mature MILFs and DILFs in porn, and Rex gives you his best tips on getting a bigger load! Grab a few celery sticks and sit down with the hottest new couple on cam.