YouTube’s Ban on Misinformation

And why it isn’t about us.

…for a selection of high-stakes issues that could lead to real world harm, internet companies may need restrictive rules.

We should be wary of happily silencing voices we don’t like in the public sphere, because we are conditioning ourselves to accept that silencing as the way things should be. Once that becomes the norm, and people get used to it, we run the risk of it making the jump to our government eventually silencing dissenting voices as well.

Source: YouTube’s Ban on Misinformation

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