UPDATE (Reddit Changes Rules):
"Making Things Worse: Reddit Changes The Rules...Again (VL257)"
YouTube Video - July 2, 2020 - Hoeg Law
With channel, user, and account bans flying left, right, and center, one wonders whether the big tech giants (Facebook, Reddit, YouTube, Twitch, Amazon, etc.) are fixing to start a fight over just how far Section 230 protection should extend.
But when it comes to Reddit, at least one significant rule change has the possibility of making the decision for all the rest.
Time to dive in.
"Remember the Human" is an interesting bit of drafting...in Virtual Legality.
#Reddit #Ban #Rule1
Discussed in this episode:
"Reddit Finally Bans Hate Speech, Removes 2,000 Racist and Violent Forums Including The_Donald"
Variety - June 29, 2020 - Todd Spangler
"Twitch temporarily bans President Trump"
The Verge - June 29, 2020 - Jacob Kastrenakes
"YouTube bans Stefan Molyneux, David Duke, Richard Spencer, and more for hate speech"
The Verge - June 29, 2020 - Julia Alexander
"Section 230 Executive Order SIGNED! A Lawyer Re-Reviews Trump's Plan (VL238)"
YouTube Video - May 28, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"Protection for private blocking and screening of offensive material"
47 USC 230 (CDA 230)
"Joe Biden Wants to Break the Internet (and Video Games) (VL160)"
YouTube Video - January 20, 2020 - Hoeg Law
New York Times Editorial Interview - Joe Biden
January 17, 2020
"Social Media, Liability Shields, and You: The State of CDA Section 230 (VL72) (Hoeg Law)"
YouTube Video - July 12, 2019 - Hoeg Law
"Update to Our Content Policy"
Reddit Post - June 29, 2020
"Reddit Content Policy"
Reddit Policies Page
"Promoting Hate Based on Identity or Vulnerability"
Reddit Help Page
"SCOTUS in Brief: LGBTQ Discrimination Declared Illegal (Bostock) (VL246)"
YouTube Video - June 15, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"Unlawful employment practices"
42 USC 2000e-2(a)
https://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=(title:42 section:2000e-2 edition:prelim)
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