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+ - Reddit Punishes Itself Due to Censorship 1

Submitted by thatpythonguy
thatpythonguy (1726724) writes "The Daily Dot reports that Reddit has stopped automatically subscribing its technology section to new account users due to the section's overzealous moderators using a bot to censor posts with certain keywords:

Say what you want about Reddit's r/technology, one of its most popular forums. Just don't say "NSA," "net neutrality," "Comcast," "Bitcoin," or any of the roughly 50 other words that will secretly get your post deleted.

The BBC picked up the story."

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Reddit Punishes Itself Due to Censorship

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Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition.

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