Nude photographs of women are being traded, collected, and posted without their consent at an alarming rate. It is not, however, a crime, unlike revenge porn. Anonib is a platform for sharing erotic images, and sometimes, the sharing and trading of those adult pictures is nonconsensual.
AnonIB website showing the Home page and a Welcome Back dashboard
AnonIB is an erotic image forum where everyone can post pornographic photographs and anonymous comments.
Anusib.net has this rule called the Golden Rules.
- Anonib is an imageboard platform, not a media publisher.
- Do not post any content containing minors, or questionable content that may contain minors under the age of 18! (This includes non-nude images).
- Do not post any content that is illegal under applicable laws. This site does not provide a platform for illegal activity of any kind.
- Do not post or request personal information ("dox"). The posting of any external links (URLs) is strictly forbidden, this also includes private trading (giving out your user id for offsite contact). No spamming, flooding, phishing.
- You must be 18 years of age or older to browse this website.
However, even with these rules, there are a lot of violators and perpetrators who post pictures of women without their consent. Anusib, or popularly known as AnonIB, was shut down in 2018 due to the illegal trading of explicit pictures of individuals. It is now again making a comeback and we hope that no revenge porn will ever come out on this site again, which is impossible.
Zara Ward, the senior helpline practitioner at RPH, stated in an interview with The Guardian, “It’s one of the most dehumanising aspects of intimate image abuse that we see. Women are prizes to be passed around, shared and traded like a dystopian version of Pokémon. We often don’t know how these people gained the images in the first place – it could be exes, friends, or hackers – but this isn’t a place where women would consensually upload themselves. All we see on the comments is women consistently and aggressively objectified, humiliated and exposed.”
Anusib.net receives 21 unique daily visitors and 214 page views each day. Anusib.net has a web value of $3,124 USD. On average, each visitor views roughly 10.70 pages.
According to Alexa's traffic estimates, Anusib is ranked 95,504th in the world. Because the Anusib.net server is located in the United States, WebRate is unable to determine the countries from where the traffic originates or whether the distance may have an impact on the page load time. Anusib.net is a top-level domain in the.NET framework. It has an expired SSL certificate granted by CloudFlare, Inc., according to the most recent verification findings performed on November 30, 2020, and is expired on August 16, 2021.
Anusib.net is a questionable domain, according to WebRate.
It has some questionable sections such as Accidental Nude, Celebs, Camwhoring, Creepshots/Candid, Camwhoring (paid), Pregnant, Teen 18+, Traps, Peeping Toms, Wincest, and Rate my Wife.
We don't always know how AnonIB users got the photos in the first place — it may be exes, friends, or hackers – but it isn't a place where women would willingly submit themselves. All we witness in the comments are women being objectified, degraded, and exposed in a continuous and forceful manner.
This also occurs on a variety of platforms, including Mega, Dropbox, and Discord, as well as everywhere else where groups can share information. Anonymous individuals on Reddit post photos of (presumably unaware) women with captions like "trading my gf nudes" and "trading gf. I also have bj videos." After that, interested individuals are frequently routed to personal Snapchat accounts or the messaging software Kik.
Even though it's difficult to say how ubiquitous this is, data suggests it is. According to one study of intimate image abuse in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, one in every five men has been a perpetrator, and calls to the RPH more than doubled during the lockdown, when online activities substituted real-life interactions. Women are five times more likely than males to have their intimate photographs posted, according to the data.