Internet history my wife told me:

When LiveJournal did a ham-handed purge of adult content from their site, it took down a lot of fanfiction communities. In response, fandom founded AO3 (Archive Of Our Own), a non-profit, privacy-respecting, censorship-resistant host for fanfics.

It's happening again with #Tumblr. Tumblr was great for hosting fanart, and there isn't yet an AO3 equivalent for fanart communities. There's a huge opportunity here if someone could make one.


@nindokag Google tried banning adult content on Blogger as well, back in 2015, but did reverse that decision after users' outcry:

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