Crypto YouTuber Sunny Decree recently interrupted their live stream from YouTubeand the platform stated that the video violated its “Damage and Hazard Policy”.
According to a Tweet September 5th, sunny decree, lThe video sharing platform paused its last live broadcast on its English channel – The content creator based in Switzerland also records in German – and warned him that a second violation would result in a week-long suspension of service for live broadcast, uploading and publishing.
Decree’s channel was previously targeted by YouTube. In December 2019, the platform began aggressively removing videos with content related to cryptocurrencies. High profile channels including Decree, whose channel has more than 123,000 subscribers, have had videos removed without explanation. YouTube later called the move a “bug” and restored many of the videos..
However, The platform has continued to target various channels related to crypto, apparently in response to the fake “Crypto Giveaway” scam videos that are regularly posted.
In June, the platform shut down the Bitcoin.com website’s official channel, which focused on cryptocurrency news, for “violating YouTube’s Terms of Service”.. After one view, the channel and 40,000 subscribers were restored two days later.
Cointelegraph has had a similar experience with YouTube’s strange attitude towards cryptocurrency. The platform suddenly disconnected the Bitcoin Halving livestream from Cointelegraph in May and cut coverage of the July 15 livestream of the most recent infamous Twitter hack.
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