Crypto YouTubers are Getting Censored


December 24, 2019 10:19 pm

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Crypto YouTubers are receiving notifications receiving that their content appears to have been censored by the platform. Chris Dunn — a crypto YouTuber with 210,000 subscribers and almost 7.5 million channel views tweeted:

“@YouTube just removed most of my crypto videos citing “harmful or dangerous content” and ‘sale of regulated goods’… it’s been 10 years of making videos, 200k+ subs, and 7M+ views. WTF are you guys doing @TeamYouTube?!”

Node, a crypto education channel wrote:

“Merry Christmas to you also @YouTube. A video I posted two years ago on researching cryptos is now illegal…Rules are changing.”

In Chris Dunn’s case, the screenshot indicates that he was served with a “strike” action against seven videos mentioning that it has been designated as “harmful or dangerous content.” These videos’ titles include “50 Crypto Trading & Investing Lessons from the Past 5 Years,” “Is Bitcoin Money?” and “The Future of Initial Coin Offerings.”

YouTube has stopped Chris from uploading, posting or streaming content for one week. A second strike extends this restriction to two weeks, while a third within 90 days results in the permanent removal of the channel.

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