Did YouTube block a chess channel over violation of community guideline and usage of racist language? Late last year, a YouTuber who produces popular chess videos found that his channel was blocked over charges of 'harmful and dangerous' content.
Travis Skaalgard
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I get cracking down on slurs. But “black” and “white” are not, uh, slurs, in any capacity.

QuentinCallaghan
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Automated AI system for checking content is prone for those kind of interpretation errors.

Travis Skaalgard
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I mean, slurs are slurs regardless of context; it’s pretty cut and dry. Now, if we’re looking for racist statements, that’s a whole different animal, but slurs are very simple.

@someone
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I feel like this was a while ago, I think they are also on lbry so no worries.

@adhoc
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Once upon a time one of my Lemmy posts used the word “smartwatch”. Couldn’t post it. Repeatedly gave me the error “slur filter - twat”. Political correctness is fascism disguised as manners. - George Carlin

@roastpotatothief
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Did you complain? The devs here do listen to criticism, so it’s good to tell them about these problems, and pile on more evidence that having a list of taboo words creates more problems than it solves.

@adhoc
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Evidently! Immediately posted about it and opened an issue.

@jeffers00n
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Shit like that is genuinely annoying but what’s more annoying is what happens to internet communities that don’t enforce any content rules.

@adhoc
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Are you referring to LE’s Longinus Spear pedo&terror?

@zeroaesthetic
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Omg, you really think the Scunthorpe Problem is “political correctness”? What is it like to be you, I wonder?

@adhoc
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Why hard code word bans then?

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