Inexplicably, YouTube says extremely racist Steven Crowder video isn’t hate speech

“Our hate speech policy prohibits content promoting hatred against groups based on their race,” a YouTube spokesperson tells OneZero. “While offensive, this video from the Steven Crowder channel does not violate this policy.” If you were curious, here is YouTube’s full hate speech policy. And if you want to hear the offensive comments from Crowder’s […]

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NFL significantly expands streaming deals as Amazon nabs Thursday Night exclusive

The NFL has signed long-term television and digital media rights agreements that greatly expand availability to a variety of streaming platforms. Notably, Amazon has scored exclusive rights to Thursday Night Football in the first ever all-digital package. The deal begins with the 2023 season and extends through 2033. “NFL games are the most watched live […]

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‘Anti-capitalist’ Verkada hacker charged by US government with attacks on dozens of companies

A Swiss computer hacker named Tillie Kottmann has been charged by the US government with multiple accounts of wire fraud, conspiracy, and identity theft. The indictment accuses Kottmann and co-conspirators of hacking “dozens of companies and government entities,” and posting private data and source code belonging to more than 100 firms online. The 21-year-old Kottmann, […]

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Gamescom plans ‘hybrid’ event for summer, focusing on superfans (but ignoring superspreaders)

Video game fair Gamescom is planning to hold a “hybrid event” combining in-person and digital activities later this summer, despite uncertainty surrounding the ongoing pandemic and the risk the trade show could turn into a “superspreader” event. Like many big events that involve hundreds of thousands of people flying in from all over the world […]

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