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Crowdfunding platform Patreon defends itself from protests by ‘intellectual dark web,’ publishes slur-filled posts from banned YouTuber

Crowdfunding website Patreon published a transcript from a YouTube conversation with banned member Carl Benjamin showing him using hate speech. The transcript allowed the company to defend itself from a brewing boycott of the platform from members who have accused it of booting Benjamin based on political bias. The evidence […]
Crowdfunding platform Patreon defends itself from protests by ‘intellectual dark web,’ publishes slur-filled posts from banned YouTuber
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Top Patreon creators, of the ‘Intellectual Dark Web,’ say they’re launching an alternate crowdfunding platform not ‘susceptible to arbitrary censorship’

Jordan Peterson, a Canadian professor who frequently rails against political correctness on YouTube, says he’s planning to launch an alternative to the crowdfunding platform Patreon before Christmas. Patreon has been losing users and patrons since barring a high-profile YouTuber belonging to the “Intellectual Dark Web.” Peterson and those in his […]
Top Patreon creators, of the ‘Intellectual Dark Web,’ say they’re launching an alternate crowdfunding platform not ‘susceptible to arbitrary censorship’