Podcast 105: California Assembly Bill 2389, AB5 “Clean Up Bill,” and new platform TranzFanz

Episode 105: California Assembly Bill 2389, AB5 “Clean Up Bill,” and new platform TranzFanz

Hey everyone, welcome or welcome back to the Camland Podcast, this week episode 105 will be live on YouTube!

Regular News:

(Camland Podcast) Grooby Launches Fan Platform TranzFanz – Grooby launches TranzFanz.com in partnership with Manica for what they call “the world’s first trans-only clips and fans platform.” The community-based platform is open to all trans performers and producers who wish to sell and monetize their content.

(Camland Podcast) ManyVids ‘Shades of Grey’ Contest Winners – ManyVids has a weekly contest on Wednesday known as “Winning Wednesday”. The contest was held on February the 19th 2020, the contest theme was “Shades of Grey” making the requirement to simply upload a black and white picture and promote!

(Camland Podcast) Utah Passes Bill Demanding ‘Warning Label’ On All Adult Content – The Utah legislature passed House Bill 243 on Tuesday by a wide margin (60-12). This controversial bill requires mandatory warning labels on pornography. Physical media will require a print warning label (below). Online ‘adult’ content now requires a 15-second disclaimer with the same mandatory message from the state included. Penalties include potential fines of up to $2,500.

(Camland Podcast) XBIZ 2020 Award Categories Announced, Pre-Noms Now Open – 2020 XBIZ is happy to announce the award categories and opening of the pre-nomination period for the 2020 XBIZ Cam Awards, presented by popular camming site MyFreeCams. The pre-nominations period will be open until March 15th

(Camland Podcast) iWantClips Announces New International Payment Methods
Popular fetish clip site iWantClips now has new payment methods for international customers. These new payment options will allow for customers to purchase content without having to use a credit or debit card, and will provide an alternative to the gift card exchange option that is already available on the site.

(Camland Podcast) ManyVids Wins Best Clip Site At Lalexpo Awards – Clip site ManyVids won the 2020 Best Clip Site Award at the Latin America Adult Business Expo (LALEXPO) Awards, in Cali, Colombia.

(Camland Podcast) OnlyFans and Their Charitable Creators – Popular Fanclub site OnlyFans empowers creators to ‘have to their way’ when other platforms and outlets punish, banish, and exile even the most well intended.

Camland Podcast) Ohio Considers Labeling Porn ‘Public Health Hazard’ – Ohio is poised to become the 16th state to give legislative weight to faulty science linking porn to a variety of so-called “health” issues. The Ohio House Health Committee is now reviewing the Ohio porn as “health hazard” resolution.

(Camland Podcast) Cam4’s Cam-A-Thon (March 1st -April 30th 2020) – Cam4 is having a cam-a-thon contest starting March 1st going until all the way to April 30th. Broadcasters must cam 24+ hours between the dates of March 1st – 31st or the dates of April 1st – 31st, must broadcast between 4pm – 5am EST. Do a cam-a-thon for a chance to win 1 of 10 exclusive VIP CAM4 room key’s staying at the Mondrian South Beach hotel for the annual XBIZ Miami summit followed by the 2020 XBIZ Awards.

(Camland Podcast) Winners of the 2020 Lalexpo Awards – The 2020 Lalexpo has wrapped up and the winners of the 2020 Lalexpo Awards have been announced.

(Camland Podcast) First AVN Stars Mixer: 3/13/2020 In Chatsworth, CA (4 PM – 9 PM) – AVN Stars, a fanclub platform developed by the popular news outlet and adult industry expo AVN, has announced their very first AVN Mixer. The Mixer will take place from 4 PM to 9 PM on March 13th, 2020. The event will take place at the AVN Media Network.

(Camland Podcast) ImLive / GamingAdult Hentai Look-Alike Party: Feb 28 – March 1st, 2020 – Camming site ImLive has partnered with Gaming Adult for a “Hentai Look-Alike” themed party. This event will start on Friday, February 28th, 2020 and run until March 1st. The Hentai Look-Aline party will feature ImLive camming models dressed as characters from Gaming Adult’s Hentai Heros game.

(Camland Podcast) Visit-X Slot Machine: Feb 24 – March 6th, 2020 (Members, Win Free Prizes!) – German camming site Visit-X has announced the return of their Slot Machine. With the slot machine, every Visit-X member will have the ability to play the slots for a chance to prizes. There are top amateur videos to be won, a mega bonus and other great prizes. Visit-X members will get a chance to play the slot machine each day from February 24th to March 1st, 2020.

(Webcam Startup) 2020 YNOT Cam Awards: July 22nd in Hollywood, CA – The YNOT Cam Awards will return to Hollywood, California on Wednesday, July 22 at the historic Avalon Hollywood, YNOT announced today. YNOT’s annual award show will once again take place in the heart of downtown Hollywood, honoring the biggest stars from the live webcam and custom clips sectors of the adult entertainment industry.

(Camland Podcast) ManyVids Having a Fitness Video Contest 2020 – Well known clip site ManyVids is holding a Fitness video contest, just upload a fitness-themed video between February 27th and March 1st and the video with the most interactions (views, comments, reviews, etc.) wins $150.

(Webcam Startup) 10 Budget Items to Improve Your Video and Photo Content – New contributor Asia Drake (Darkwetdreemz) details ten budget items that will help improve the quality of your video and photo content to help make more money!

Priority News:

(Webcam Startup) Interactive Clip Site ModelClips Shuts Down – Clip sites come and go but it is not very often that they give their models and customers less than days notice that they will be shutting down. Unfortunately, ModelClips sent out the following notice to performers on February 26th on the day that their email claims sales will no longer be possible. On March 2nd they will be completely shutting down the site and calculating final payouts.

(Webcam Startup) California Assembly Bill 2389: Another Bill Meant to F*ck Adult Entertainers – Assembly Bill 2389 was brought forward in California by Cristina Garcia, the bill would require any adult performer (cam models and clip producers included) to be licensed and meet a list of criteria in order to work in the adult industry. This bill is geared towards “preventing minors from entering the industry” which sounds familiar to the backing for SESTA/FOSTA which wreaked havoc on the adult industry and sister industries upon it’s passing. The steps that the bill requires are also being promoted as a “way to prevent human trafficking in the industry.”

(Webcam Startup) California Assembly Bill 1850: The AB5 Clean Up Bill – California assembly member Lorena Gonzalez introduced AB1850 as the “clean up” bill for California Assembly Bill 5, which would help adult performers distinguish themselves as independent contractors rather than employees due the to vague nature of AB5.

Site of the Week:

ModelClips / Flirt4Free – For shutting down with limited notice to their models and customers!

Model Tip of the Week:

Don’t forget to file your taxes! Remember to save receipts for business related expenses as they can be used for tax write offs, if you’re unsure about your taxes it never hurts to reach out to a professional!