Recently, all the social media and tech giants got together and ousted Infowars and its founder, Alex Jones. Conservative sites are falling left and right for charges of violating ‘community standards’ and other such charges. In almost all cases, there is no explanation of what the violation is or any way to address or refute the charges. Something similar just happened to a conservative user on YouTube. You can read all about the frustrating development below.
As Written and Reported By Allum Bokhari for Breitbart:
YouTube demonetized the account of the conservative news site Western Journal, accusing the account owners of “duplicating content,” although the Google subsidiary declined to specify what material in particular violated the video platform’s terms of service.
“Youtube demonetized our account and told us the reason was ‘duplication,” said Shaun Hair, executive editor of the Western Journal.take our poll - story continues below
“We had zero copyright strikes and zero community guideline strikes. Not even a recent warning. Youtube has on three occasions declined to explain or even give a single example of why duplication is other than generic language about copyright rules.”
The Western Journal has previously exposed big tech’s biases through original reporting. In July, analyses commissioned by the site revealed that GOP representatives had been hit by massive declines in Facebook interactions since the social network’s algorithm changes in January. The Western Journal also found that the algorithm change disproportionately impacted conservative websites.
YouTube was among the many Silicon Valley companies to censor Alex Jones and InfoWars earlier this month, deleting the……
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