Video-sharing giant YouTube has officially banned conservative comedian Steven Crowder for the remainder of the year claiming he violated the platform’s policy on hate speech.
The Daily Wire reports:
Aside from a very general indication that he somehow violated a “hate speech” clause, Crowder and his team were not told specifically what triggered the ban.
Announcing their ban this week, Crowder’s team criticized YouTube for not informing them of when the “catchall” “hate speech” policy was supposedly violated, mocking that they can’t read the CEO’s mind.
“Somebody gets offended: ‘hate speech,’” the team mocked, adding, “How about, if you’re tying to improve the environment, you help us understand where we went wrong.”
Big Tech giants like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook have come under stricter scrutiny from conservatives, especially after banning former President Trump. Many have accused Big Tech of being inherently biased against conservative users while more liberal accounts