Why you shouldn't sign up for OnlyFans. Australian government warns

Many Z-list reality stars, including former Love Island contestants, are selling their own pornographic videos on subscription-based website OnlyFans.

But the Australian government has issued a warning to young people who might be curious about making a quick buck selling X-rated content.

Australia's eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, reminded OnlyFans creators that their accounts could easily be hacked and their content leaked online.

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Why you shouldn't sign up for OnlyFans: The Australian government has warned against joining the amateur porn site made famous by Z-list reality stars including Rhyce Power

Why you shouldn't sign up for OnlyFans: The Australian government has warned against joining the amateur porn site made famous by Z-list reality stars including Rhyce Power

Data obtained by News Corp revealed more than 5,000 Australians have registered as content creators on OnlyFans in the past year. 

Ms Inman Grant said: 'Australians who share explicit images on the Internet can place themselves at risk of wider circulation of those images across the Internet.' 

There has already been a case in Queensland of an OnlyFans creator having her personal information leaked online by an unhappy customer. 

The woman, 21, had her real name, age, phone number and location posted alongside pornographic images in fake prostitution advertisements. 

Content theft: There has already been a case in Queensland of an OnlyFans creator having her personal information leaked online by an unhappy customer (stock image)

Content theft: There has already been a case in Queensland of an OnlyFans creator having her personal information leaked online by an unhappy customer (stock image)

Safety measures: OnlyFans has 'technical measures' in place to help protect its users from content theft and the company takes legal action against those who distribute stolen content

Safety measures: OnlyFans has 'technical measures' in place to help protect its users from content theft and the company takes legal action against those who distribute stolen content

Revenge porn is a crime in Australia and the law carries a maximum possible sentence of three years in jail and fines of up to $18,000 for those who share or threaten to share intimate images without consent.  

OnlyFans marketing chief Steve Pym said that almost 60 per cent of creators on the website shared adult-only subscription content.

The platform has 'technical measures' in place to help protect its users from content theft, he added, and the company takes legal action against those who upload

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