Youtube Culls Entire Classes Of Content In Editorial Shift From Platform To Publisher

Google's Youtube video service has made the editorial decision to cut entire categories of content in a move that follows other anti-social media platforms transitioning from "platforms" to old fashioned publisher operating models (archived). In Google's chosen jurisdiction this shift should remove a number of statutory protections offered to platforms and open the firm to numerous torts from which it had been previously insulated though common law courts in the US are notoriously indeterministic in their rulings.

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