Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

Youtube suggested to me a video by Sargon of Accad, an apparently scandalous vlogger of whom I learned only a couple of days ago from a BBC program. It is, however, an interesting video. In it Sargon describes how he was banned from Patreon for a racial slur he used in a Youtube video that had no relation to Patreon and was not even on his Youtube channel. Which is an interesting case of how someone’s misbehavior elsewhere can be used as a grounds for discontinuing a service.



This incident sent strong reverberations through the community of youtubers. For instance, Dave Rubin and Jordan Peterson recorded an episode where they promised to leave Patreon:



It's a good opportunity for services that do not have strict codes of conduct. It’s a pity cryptocurrency is nowhere ready to be used as an alternative to PayPal or Stripe.
Subscribe

  • (no subject)

    Thought of this phrase today for some reason, then thought whether it exists in English (putting toothpaste back into the tube came to mind), then…

  • (no subject)

    I think many (perhaps most) people are totally fine with being a free-rider, a bludger, or a sponge (remember Trump who said that he pays little…

  • (no subject)

    Someone who self-identifies as a technical writer, among other things, begins her article How To Build An E-Commerce Site With Angular 11, Commerce…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments