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War On Independent Media Explodes To Orwellian Levels!
Google’s YouTube censorship practices have increased since the election of President Trump, to the point where their liberal “flaggers” are able to get videos removed from the public eye, demonetized, and in many cases creators’ entire channels completely disappear in restricted mode when reporting on the very same topics the MSM does, just not toeing their “official” narrative.
YOUTUBE ALLOWING ‘FLAGGER’ ABUSE OF THE SYSTEM TO CENSOR CERTAIN VIEWS
We will start with the latest example of YouTube allowing their “flaggers” or even worse, their “bots” to determine what gets seen and what doesn’t according to ideology, rather than “community guidelines.”
Before showing the latest example, let’s look at who the these “flaggers” are, compared to YouTube claims. In 2014, it was revealed that not only does YouTube have what they call a “global community of volunteer contributors,” given the ability to flag videos as inappropriate, or having violated some community guideline, but they also have “super-flaggers,” which includes “Around 200 people and organizations,” given the ability to “flag up to 20 videos at once,” supposedly to be “reviewed by YouTube staff.” (Sources – CNet, WSJ, Financial Times)
On YouTube’s own page, they claim: “*Please note that flagged videos do not automatically get removed. We have trained internal teams, fluent in multiple languages, who carefully evaluate your flags 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year in time zones around the world.”
Let’s put that myth about videos being “reviewed” before being removed, right now.
Mark Dice, with over one million subscribers, recently had a video of his titled “This is CNN,” showing a number of embarrassing CNN clips, publishing his video at a time where the news organization has been engulfed in a number of controversies, including publishing a fake news story that had to be deleted, retracted, apologized for and resulted in three high profile employees being forced to resign.
Someone did not like CNN’s own idiocy being exposed by Dice, so they “flagged” his video and YouTube put it on private and locked it there so that no one could see the video. Dice revealed what they had done publicly on Twitter highlighting @TeamYouTube, which is their social media account. The result was they restored his video after “reviewing” it, which begs the questions, 1)Who flagged it? 2)Why was it locked on private in the first place? 3)Had Dice not had a slew of followers nailing TeamYouTube on social media, making their unethical practices very public, would it have been restored?
Via All News Pipeline: YouTube, Google And Other Tech Giants Finding New Ways To Attack Independent Media.
(It’s not just Youtube it’s the entire web – lots of my articles and posts over on TheSurvivalistBlog.net have also been de-indexed by google.)