By Tom Knighton
YouTube is bound and determined to make it impossible to think it’s a company interested in freedom in any way.
Once upon a time, technology companies were almost libertarian in their thinking. They were bound and determined to rewrite the rules by creating a virtual government-free zone on the internet. Anything could and would go, and there was nothing anyone could do about it. It was kind of beautiful.
Today, though, it turns out that these once free-thinking companies were waiting for the opportunity to reach out and smash this emerging liberty with the iron fist of totalitarianism.
Why else would YouTube not just restrict gun making videos, but also Cody Wilson’s press conference and fundraising videos?
Cody Wilson said that video-sharing giant YouTube removed video of his recent press conference announcing the sale of gun blueprints and a fundraiser for his ongoing legal fight over the publication of the same blueprints.
“YouTube removed my fundraising video and my press conference,” Wilson told the Washington Free Beacon. “They’re saying it’s ‘promotion of the sale of firearms.’ They removed every video I’ve ever made on ghost gunner and Defcad. Press conference, attended by the NYT and AP is still gone.”
An email from YouTube …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms