Pornhub, the ninth most visited website in the world, today announced they would accept Bitcoin and Litecoin as payment options for its premium service.
The site became a pioneer in 2018 when it was the first significant adult website to accept cryptocurrency.
Since then, Pornhub has gone on to expand its range of crypto payment options. Users can already pay with Verge, Horizen, Tron, Tether, and PumaPay.
To further expand our cryptocurrency options for Pornhub Premium, we're excited to announce that we now accept Bitcoin & Litecoin as payment methods! 🪙 https://t.co/IqHra9Pu9h
— Pornhub Premium (@pornhub_premium) September 1, 2020
What’s more, the firm also offers models the choice of payment in crypto as well. The move was a response to PayPal’s crackdown on NSFW content creators at the end of last year.
This saw an outcry from liberals who accused PayPal of discriminating against sex workers. Also, the firm took further flak on the grounds of stifling personal freedoms through censorship.
In response, a spokesperson for Pornhub said the decision by PayPal…