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MayReasonRule

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Thu Jul 27, 2023, 03:44 PM Jul 2023

Twitter Bans On Reddit... [View all]

Since Musk took control of Twitter, he mostly eliminated the Trust and Safety group and stopped paying the vendor that scans for CSAM. As a result, CSAM (child sexual abuse material) has apparently been circulating on Twitter recently (from what I've read elsewhere, the same notorious video that the feds found on Josh Duggar's hard drive).

Musk also recently reinstated the account of someone who posted CSAM content.

As a result, we'll be removing any content here that leads to Twitter, or, as he now calls it, X. Whether it's an embed link or a direct link to a tweet. Don't care what outlet is doing it. If you're a reporter or editor, stop embedding links to Twitter in any of your content.

DO NOT: Under any circumstances post any link that leads directly to CSAM. We will ban you immediately and report you to the admins. If it looks like you broke the law—which borders on strict liability for this stuff—we will do everything in our power to report you to the feds and send you to jail.


This is from r/law on Reddit.


36 votes, 2 passes | Time left: Time expired
Democratic Underground Should Ban Twitter
25 (69%)
Democratic Underground Should Not Ban Twitter
11 (31%)
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Twitter Bans On Reddit... [View all] MayReasonRule Jul 2023 OP
I voted "Pass" because I have never used Twitter / X Coventina Jul 2023 #1
I also voted "Pass" for the same reasons you mention. Glorfindel Jul 2023 #3
You posted this issue earlier. Is this reddit-wide or just a policy on one of the subreddits? hlthe2b Jul 2023 #2
From reading the Reddit post crickets Jul 2023 #5
Thanks for the clarification. hlthe2b Jul 2023 #9
It is specific to that subreddit Tree-Hugger Jul 2023 #7
Thank you for the explanation. hlthe2b Jul 2023 #8
The Reddit Ban Is Within The r/law Subreddit - I Was Unsure Myself To Begin With... MayReasonRule Jul 2023 #18
Heckuva job, E. Heckuva job. Initech Jul 2023 #4
I TRUST DU members not to post CSAM. Leave X be. Anyway only the provided link works Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2023 #6
Sorry I need a little more info before I can vote FakeNoose Jul 2023 #10
Right On, I Was Referring To Links To Twitter - Screenshots Would Not Pose The Same Issue MayReasonRule Jul 2023 #15
You posted this twice, once on LBN that was locked as OT, Emrys Jul 2023 #11
I Mistakenly Posted In Latest News - So I Reposted Here MayReasonRule Jul 2023 #12
"Mistakenly Posted In Latest News"? Emrys Jul 2023 #16
Your Arrogance and Grandiosity is Duly Noted MayReasonRule Jul 2023 #17
Arrogance, to point out the unlikely sequence of steps it would have taken Emrys Jul 2023 #24
The irony of somebody posting an opinion poll in LBN while asking for Twitter links to be banned... yardwork Jul 2023 #19
I clicked on a link and a big X showed up on my screen. I thought I was gonna see some porn. Midnight Writer Jul 2023 #13
Elon is really pushing the limits of common sense and decency. Initech Jul 2023 #14
I loathe Musk and what he's done to Twitter, but there's no need to ban the platform here. yardwork Jul 2023 #20
Dig Your Nom De Plume! We Start And End Most Days Working Outside In Our Gardens MayReasonRule Jul 2023 #21
It's a good way to live! yardwork Jul 2023 #22
Right On! MayReasonRule Jul 2023 #23
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