Casey Newton+ Your Authors @CaseyNewton I write The Interface. Get it by email: | [email protected] | instagram + snap: @crumbler Jun. 05, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

This is an important step, and will have some positive effects. It’s unrelated to the ongoing controversy over harassment, though.

One notable thing here is that YouTube now considers survivors of mass tragedies, such as Sandy Hook and 9/11, a protected class. So videos denying that those events took place are now prohibited

That’s important because videos denying Sandy Hook lead to … harassment! And doxxing! And everything else YouTube has been accused of enabling by not taking action against Steven Crowder.

I’ll have more to say about this in The Interface today. 

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