NSFW Warning: All the links in this post contain bad words and politically incorrect statements. I can’t help it; this is an intrinsic part of the story. The easily offended should move along.
BuzzFeed has succeeded in deplatforming yet another YouTuber. Tim Pool, Styx, and Vee (undoubtedly others) have discussed this case. A BuzzFeed blogger* wrote this hit piece about a fourteen-year-old girl with almost 900k subscribers on YouTube. She has a potty mouth and says things that disturb Lefty’s universe. BuzzFeed still has a comment section, and those comments make fun reading:
This article should be retitled “This is how to beat up a 14 year old kid with left wing totalitarianism”
She is awesome…buzzfeed can only dream of this amount of views… at least you people can always learn to code
thanks for highlighting, watched video and subbed, thanks buzzfeed helping to red pill me
As night follows day, YouTube has removed her video in the wake of the BuzzFeed piece because it allegedly contains “hate speech.” Fortunately, we live in an era when nothing can be fully censored on the InterWebs. Her video lives on at BitChute.
Sure, her stuff is edgy and maybe a kid this young shouldn’t be posting such material. That’s up to her parents to regulate. It’s not as if they are likely to be unaware of her doings online. The more significant issues are
- How does this deplatforming work? Does the BuzzFeed blogger contact YouTube and threaten to make them look bad if they don’t rid themselves of this meddlesome child? (Vee’s conjecture)
- Why are the legacy media so interested in YouTubers like this? Is it ideological or is it simply a business strategy to eliminate competitors? (Vee and Styx).
- What is the appropriate and useful response?
The motivations of the Enemy of the People are less important than response. Many YouTubers also have BitChute channels. Serious people like Sharyl Attkisson have Gab accounts. Minds.com is an open-source Twitter/Facebook- like social media site, minus the censorship. SubscribeStar is an alternative to Patreon without the added extra deplatforming feature. DuckDuckGo is a search engine without creepy tracking; so is Startpage. ProtonMail is the alternative to Gmail minus the privacy invasion. Brave is a browser that’s less creepy than most. For even more anonymity, use Tor.
Go forth and support these alternatives by using them and maybe even throwing them a few shekels. Censorship will only get worse in the run-up to the 2020 election. Lefty’s running scared. Cornered animals bite. Be careful out there.
*The author of the BuzzFeed piece once tweeted “KILL a straight white man on your way to work tomorrow.” Talk about hate speech!