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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2017, 03:32:21 pm »
Hey look they closed the barn door after the horses ran off.

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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2017, 07:10:20 pm »
And nothing of value was lost.
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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2017, 09:30:45 pm »
Now they'll all be like "har har, you can never censor us on voat."

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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2017, 02:30:27 pm »
Alt-Right has taken over r/pusspass and few other subreddits. Reddit has also made clear that inciting hatred, dreaming about genocides, encouraging others to start a genocide, doxxing people and rape threats are ok on Reddit. But saying that you want to punch fascists can get you banned from the site.
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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2017, 03:36:48 pm »
Alt-Right has taken over r/pusspass and few other subreddits. Reddit has also made clear that inciting hatred, dreaming about genocides, encouraging others to start a genocide, doxxing people and rape threats are ok on Reddit. But saying that you want to punch fascists can get you banned from the site.

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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2017, 06:06:47 pm »
Doxxing is what got /r/altright banned. Mod-sanctioned, unambiguously, since it was in a pinned thread.

Still doesn't explain why hate speech is apparently tolerable but doxxing isn't...
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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2017, 06:11:37 pm »
Speech is speech and can be shouted down upon.  Doxxing is where you go into hilarious illegal territory and can get someone killed.

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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2017, 06:43:30 pm »
Doxxing is what got /r/altright banned. Mod-sanctioned, unambiguously, since it was in a pinned thread.

Still doesn't explain why hate speech is apparently tolerable but doxxing isn't...

Didn't some racist subreddit get banned a couple years back? IIRC, there was this big controversy about it.

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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2017, 08:12:00 pm »
Yup.  You are remembering r/coontown getting, if nothing else, quarantined.
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Re: /r/altright has been banned
« Reply #10 on: Today at 06:21:50 am »
Speech is speech and can be shouted down upon.  Doxxing is where you go into hilarious illegal territory and can get someone killed.

Yeah that's pretty much it. Hate speech is words. Doxxing is a clear and concrete threat against a specific person.
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