Skip to comments.Free Republic You Tube Smackdown ON STRIKE
Posted on 10/30/2009 5:59:43 AM PDT by StarCMC
Free Republic YouTube Smackdown on Strike 'til further notice.
In light of the recent FBI raids and busts, it is clear the danger from radical islam is near and growing. One common thread throught each of these cases, is that these misunderstanders if islam become radicalized through online media. Whether it be forums, websites, or videos, the internet has proved a powerful tool in the hands of those who wish to harm us and bring the joys of sharia to America. Unfortunately, the terrorists are aided and abetted by companies in the US who allow the use of their services. The common answer is "We aren't responsible, we had no idea they were promoting violent jihad." In the case of YouTube, they explicitly rely on their users to help police online content. And, that is what we have been doing for the past 19 months: helping YouTube take out the trash.
It has always been a dificult task, but recently the job has become more difficult. Videos that should be removed, remain. Users who should be suspended, remain. Despite our best efforts, flagrant Terms-of-Service (TOS) abuses and calls for violent jihad remain on YouTube's servers. So essentially, not only are we fighting the islamo-fascists, we are fighting YouTube. Hmmm... I wonder if this is some of that "smart" diplomacy we keep hearing about - befriend your enemies and walk all over your allies. Certainly not the way to treat your partners, especially if you depend on them to remove your trash.
YouTube's lackadaisical application of their TOS is offensive. The flagrant abuse of YouTube's service is an outrage. The tacit support of the islamists through failure to remove calls for violent jihad, is criminal. We have made YouTube aware of the issue, they know those videos support violent jihad, yet do nothing. They have become a party to any deaths that occur due to the radicalization of muslim youth.
We have come to the conclusion that without more pressure, YouTube won't change. We will continue fighting both the jihadists and YouTube. So, until YouTube gets it's act together, the Free Republic SMACKDOWN Crew won't be helping to take out the trash. Take out your own trash, YouTube.
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Is their a conservative version of YouTube available?
YouTube's response? "We can't confirm the veracity of what was said on the video."
Yet Youtube has permanently blocked a conservative pastor for preaching the Bible. (Cross thread on FR but couldn’t find it to link to it.) Any idea who the owners of You Tube are or who benefits financially from it?
Yet Youtube has permanently blocked a conservative pastor for preaching the Bible. (Cross thread on FR but couldnt find it to link to it.) Any idea who the owners of You Tube are or who benefits financially from it?
Google and that cobweb around it.
Thanks for what you’ve done Star. I’ve been following along and reporting what I can.
There is another alternative to this, somehow YouTube being held legally liable for content on their site IF said content results in a criminal offense/act of terrorism. Its a slippery slope road, but it is what they could face.
Is there an English version of this post available? Or at least one that has been proof-read by an adult?
I don’t know of one. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. LOL
I believe it. We have videos of extreme violence that had been flagged and not come down. It’s utterly ridiculous. YouTube claims to use average citizens’ flagging to police their site, but it’s quite obvious that they’d rather not remove enemy propaganda.
Google owns YouTube.
Thanks mh! At some point, someone who’s lost a family member to the WOT and has some money to burn may do just that. It remains to be seen.
Well since you’re so intelligent, please, be my guest.
I support you, want to stay on, but has been so busy for one thing, plus YouTube cannot seem to police itself. That is disheartening.
“Well since you’re so intelligent, please, be my guest.”
As I am not the author of the post, I cannot fix spelling and syntax errors without knowing the intention of the author.
The errors are too egregious to be fixed by guessing as to the correct text.
I know there is a religious themed one but it would be nice if there were a family friendly, “p-g” rated, video upload site.
Thanks for your input.
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