Appeals court rules that the first amendment does not apply to YouTube

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It has always been the case that freedom of speech in the usa protects you from the government, not other people or corporations.
 
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And more seriously still


Yvette Cooper, the Labour chair of the Commons home affairs select committee, said on Monday that when she and others had set up an account to search for one of the far-right groups named in the report, YouTube had automatically suggested that viewers might want to watch neo-Nazi videos.

“Look up one thing out of curiosity and YouTube is ever willing to offer far, far more, often getting far more extreme and pushing further out to the extremes, because that is how YouTube works,” she said. “They have become an organ of radicalisation instead of taking responsibility, for that is the way their algorithms work.”

Cooper said a sense of decency which had always been a bulwark against the rise of the far right was on the decline. And she criticised both her own party for its “complicity” at a time when antisemitism was on the rise across Europe and the Conservatives for being “blind” to the Islamophobia in its own ranks.
The report itself is pretty scary:
 

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It seems that Youtube kind of wielded the ban club against Prager U again, by flagging many of their videos as "age restricted". So Prager U is crying "censor ship" and a river of false tears over it again.
 
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It seems that Youtube kind of wielded the ban club against Prager U again, by flagging many of their videos as "age restricted". So Prager U is crying "censor ship" and a river of false tears over it again.
Too bad they did not also add the "targeted at children" tag - which would have ended monetization of those videos too.
 
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