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OnlyFans reversed its policy, but sex workers are still wary

Sep 2, 2021
Even though the platform reversed a planned ban on sexual content, sex workers are still pushing for changes.
A man reviews pictures of himself on his cellphone while making content for his OnlyFans profile in 2020.
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In China, chasing debt after the COVID-19 lockdown

Jun 23, 2020
Delayed payments are a normal part of doing business in China. That works OK when the economy is bustling — but not anymore.
A recent survey showed 66% of Chinese firms had clients delay payments last year. Then the pandemic hit.
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How we pay for things is changing, and payment companies are merging to adapt

May 28, 2019
Major payment processing companies are also trying to fend up competition from tech newcomers like Square.
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