YouTube demonetizes “controversial” content

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http://www.infowars.com/youtube-declares-war-on-politically-incorrect-opinions/

A new “advertiser friendly” policy introduced by YouTube will punish those who express politically incorrect opinions or dare to offend viewers by de-monetizing their content.

The new rules have sparked an outcry from the YouTube community because they are so incredibly restrictive.

YouTube will now retain the right to demonetize any videos that contain, “Controversial or sensitive subjects and events, including subjects related to war, political conflicts, natural disasters and tragedies, even if graphic imagery is not shown.”

“Inappropriate language, including harassment, profanity and vulgar language,” is also being demonetized.

YouTube’s new policy will completely disincentivize YouTubers from discussing politically incorrect topics or expressing controversial opinions because they know they will be punished for doing so. Many YouTubers make a living off their channel and will therefore be walking on eggshells to avoid the company’s stringent new rules.

The new policy bears some hallmarks of the Communist Chinese government’s “social credit score system,” whereby Internet users are punished by private companies and their peers for expressing unpopular views on social media.

The move is primarily designed to scare away YouTubers from making anti-establishment political content, but prominent YouTubers are already reporting that videos on everything from acne solutions to tips on combating depression are being demonetized because they are not “advertiser friendly”.

“The channels that self-identify as vulnerable by these advertising guidelines seem to be news channels covering sensitive real-world topics,”reports Kotaku.

Prominent YouTuber Philip DeFranco responded to the controversy by vowing, “I’m not going to censor myself,” despite the fact that dozens of his videos have already been demonetized.

Google-owned YouTube is of course a private company and can enforce any rules it likes, but with the advent of such corporations becoming so large (more powerful than countries in some cases), in addition to them insisting on being treated as a public utility, the move is a massive stab in the back for the content creators who helped build the platform in the first place.

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“YouTube will now retain the right to demonetize any videos that contain, “Controversial or sensitive subjects and events, including subjects related to war, political conflicts, natural disasters and tragedies, even if graphic imagery is not shown.”

the internet in 10 years wont be the same as we know it now..

“with the advent of such corporations becoming so large (more powerful than countries in some cases), in addition to them insisting on being treated as a public utility”

the technocracy..

401

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~ by seeker401 on September 6, 2016.

19 Responses to “YouTube demonetizes “controversial” content”

  1. http://www.wakingtimes.com/2016/09/05/oceania-forever-rise-global-police-state/?utm_source=Waking+Times+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=a90527929b-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_term=0_25f1e048c1-a90527929b-54338505

  2. This is what you get when you let Bolsheviks run anything…propaganda.
    I’ll be using some other video medium from now on.
    And I see this as a tremendous opportunity for those that want to create a truly free video medium, one that’s free of political interference and spits on the controlled narrative.
    Youtube has one, single, advantage…it has been advertised on “normie” media until the easily duped have accepted it as worthwhile. As a video medium, it is actually a chaotic hodgepodge, just as Farcebook is as a social medium.
    Both of these could…and should…be replaced by superior, more easily navigated mediums. And Wikipedia needs to be supplanted as well, not to mention the Google “search” engine, which has been horribly compromised, relatively recently, with their attempt to steer users to sites for political and “accepted narrative” (PC) purposes.
    The internet needs to be a forum for the free exchange of ideas and opinions, not some policed propaganda sewer, only interested in forcing one “approved” viewpoint on a world which has forgotten how to engage in critical thinking.
    The internet needs to be intellectually free, or it will succumb to a political “correctness” just as damaging, just as inaccurate, and just as wildly imbalanced and totalitarian as our currently compromised colleges & universities have.
    Goodbye, Youtube…nothing of value is lost.

  3. Reblogged this on World4Justice : NOW! Lobby Forum..

  4. yes you’re right seek.. more so after Trumpet won..

    • its on..

      • would be happy to see him go.

        remember when infowars used to talk about false flag terrorism? PJW now says that the tsarnaev brothers did the boston marathon bombing, and that ‘radical islamic terrorism’ is a thing. it isn’t.

        9/11 was an inside/outside job. never forget.

        • I get your point and I agree, xxx…they continue to play the left vs. right game & “we are your true protectors & all we say is the truth”; which is not correct in many occasions.
          having said that, don’t you think that there is a censorship on youtube? surely there is such on twitter, I’ve seen it with the “possibly dangerous link” label to an “alternative” political analyst’ account/link…

          • there is copious examples of censorship on twitter..98% leaning to one way as well..

          • youtube, twitter, google, facebook, et al are fronts for the see aye eh and the en es eh. anyone expecting free discourse there will be disappointed.

            infowars has just become a mouthpiece for the ‘alt-right.’ you aren’t ‘alternative’ when your guy sits in the white house.

            they don’t talk about 9/11 being an inside job anymore. it’s just trump and “islamic terrorism” over and over and over.

            there is no such thing as “islamic terrorism.” repeat: there is no such things as “islamic terrorism.” (and i say this as someone who is not shy to say i fucking hate islam.)

            • correct on these points..if you are a real and tangible danger you dont stay on air..

            • agree.
              “islamic terrorism”…trump’s task is to carry on further the agenda of the clash of civilization…AJ is the controlled opposition the establishment needs…
              “see aye eh and the en es eh”….lol

  5. It is the Jews acting AGAIN

  6. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/whats-fake-news-60-minutes-producers-investigate/

    yeah ..& c0met p0ng ping was all fake ..like Ajones just said – ..and apologises on Info _wars

  7. this is Brussels – Capital of p_ _ _

    http://themillenniumreport.com/2017/03/pedogate-in-brussels-why-the-de-facto-capital-of-the-european-union-permits-such-depraved-and-threatening-street-art/

  8. meanwhile aussie corps. are trying to throw their weight in the ring

    http://www.smh.com.au/business/media-and-marketing/bunnings-foxtel-and-caltex-join-youtube-ad-boycott-20170327-gv7d3m.html

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