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YouTube’s New Hate Speech Policy Bans Pointing Out Illegal Immigrants

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YouTube’s hate speech policies now forbid users from discussing the immigration status of individuals, causing some to wonder whether news coverage mentioning illegal immigrants who are convicted criminals or suspected of committing crimes will result in a ban.

Yesterday YouTube relented to gay Vox journalist Carlos Maza’s ceaseless ranting and agreed to demonetize Steven Crowder’s YouTube channel, because according to Maza, Crowder was mean to him. Now, YouTube’s hate speech policies are under increasing scrutiny, and social media professionals are wondering whether illegal immigration will become a taboo subject.

Derek Utley, a social media professional who created X Strategies, a social media company representing several prominent conservatives, wrote on Facebook that “If you discuss or criticize someone’s immigration status, YouTube will Demonetize you as it is now hate speech to discuss someone’s immigration status.”

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If you discuss or criticize someone’s immigration status, YouTube will Demonetize you as it is now hate speech to discuss someone’s immigration status.

Posted by Derek Utley on Thursday, June 6, 2019

It is unclear if this is a new change, prompted by YouTube’s reexamination of its hate speech policies provoked by Maza and his legions of supporters. It is also unclear what this may look like in terms of enforcement.

Big League Politics contacted Google, the parent company of YouTube, for comment regarding whether users will be allowed to question or reference the immigration status of criminals or suspects, or whether this will too be considered hate speech. Google did not provide an immediate response.

Maza was unhappy that YouTube allowed popular conservative comedian Steven Crowder to call Maza a “gay Latino” and a “lispy Latino” while deriding his journalism. The big tech platform initially claimed that Crowder’s videos did not violate its hate speech policies, prompting Maza to use colorful language to bash the company. YouTube eventually gave in and demonetized Crowder’s channel, and started what some are calling the “Vox Adpocalypse” by demonetizing and banning dozens of channels and videos.

Still, this was not enough to please Maza.

Big League Politics reported:

YouTube gave in, but that still was not good enough for the leftist, anti-First Amendment activist at Vox.

“So the fuck what. Basically all political content gets ‘demonetized.’ Crowder’s revenue stream isn’t from YouTube ads. It’s from selling merch and “Socialism Is For Fags” [sic] shirts to millions of loyal customers, that [YouTube] continues to drive to his channel. For free,” he said.

Perhaps Maza – like an adult – should simply logoff if Crowder’s content offends him so much. Maybe he should consider a less public career, as public figures – especially those who work in politics – are typically faced with similar situations.

This latest wave of censorship will hopefully raise eyebrows within the Trump administration and inspire action on the big tech campaign to censor conservative voices.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Begs for Government Mandates on ‘What Discourse Should Be Allowed’

Zuckerberg doesn’t have the courage to really stand for free speech.

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While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg regularly pays lip service to free speech, he demands for more government control over the public discourse at the same time.

Zuckerberg showed what a snake he is during an appearance at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

“There should be more guidance and regulation from the states on basically — take political advertising as an example — what discourse should be allowed?” Zuckerberg said to a group of Western leaders Saturday at the prestigious event. “Or, on the balance of free expression and some things that people call harmful expression, where do you draw the line?”

“There are a lot of decisions in these areas that are really just balances between different social values,” Zuckerberg added. “It’s about coming up with an answer that society feels is legitimate and that they can get behind and understand that you drew the line here on the balance of free expression and safety. It’s not just that there’s one right answer. People need to feel like, ‘OK, enough people weighed in, and that’s why the answer should be this, and we can get behind that.’”

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Zuckerberg will be meeting with European Union officials throughout the week. He is expected to give them the blessing they want to regulate freedom of speech out of existence.

“We need to make sure that the internet can continue to be a place where everyone can share their views openly and where the legal framework around this is one that encodes democratic values,” Zuckerberg said.

“I do think that as part of that, we’ve got to move forward on regulation. Hopefully, we move forward quickly before a more authoritarian model gets adopted in a lot of places first,” he added.

Earlier this month, Zuckerberg was attempting to dupe suckers by claiming that he and his monopoly social media platform were dedicated to preserving freedom of speech:

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced during the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit in Utah on Friday that his tech corporation is going to support freedom of speech from this point forward.

“This is the new approach, and I think it’s going to piss off a lot of people. But frankly, the old approach was pissing off a lot of people too, so let’s try something different,” Zuckerberg said.

Zuckerberg is paying lip service to free speech and encryption while he is under fire from every angle. Conservatives are criticizing Facebook for deplatforming right-wing voices while liberals beg for more Draconian Big Brother censorship against their enemies. Zuckerberg has become a convenient punching bag as political polarization rises.

“Increasingly we’re getting called to censor a lot of different kinds of content that makes me really uncomfortable,” Zuckerberg said.

“We’re going to take down the content that’s really harmful, but the line needs to be held at some point,” he added.

Zuckerberg has the audacity to paint himself as a hero standing up for digital freedom during a tumultuous time.

“If you’re not out there standing for things that people care about then it’s not possible for people to feel that strongly about what you’re doing,” he said.

Zuckerberg talks about Facebook’s new focus in favor of freedom of speech while his platform cracks down on alternative media like never before.

Facebook has outsourced their censorship operation to supposedly “independent” fact checkers that flag stories that go against the globalist narrative. Pages that share the flagged stories are given strikes on the platform, and eventually censored from the news feed.

Fork-tongued hypocrites like Zuckerberg can never be counted upon to defend sacred rights. That is why Facebook and other Big Tech giants must lose their special government-enforced privileges under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act if they do not protect freedom of speech, as Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) has suggested.

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