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 The Secret Truth 
 Discussing this week's news and mass censorship by YouTube and Google
 Weekly Program
 
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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http://www.michaeltyler.co.uk/list-of-demonetized-youtube-stars/
Google Demonetization
You better watch out….

Google’s latest move is to censor online content moving through it’s various channels; search, video which is ‘controversial’.

You can see it in black and white above.

This site, and other onliners such as WSWS have experienced exclusion from the index, or severe penalties. On the other side of the fence, in the world of YouTube, many publishers whose livelihood is based on the forum through and it’s many subscribers, have found content ‘demonetized’.

Even posters whose content has nothing to do with controversy, light entertainment channels may find they’re getting censored if they don’t present their information in the right way.

In many cases Google is simply targetted the individuals. Removing their content wholesale, whether it’s breaching guidelines or not.

Judgement has been cast
Google refused to monetize my YouTube content many years ago. They said I was running a ‘click-scam’, the truth is, Google Adwords only pays publishers for a PERCENTAGE of the click-thru’s they get on their site. Some clicks don’t get registered at all. When you’re making money from BILLIONS of clicks a day, that’s a lot of money.

I know this, having been a publisher since 2003/2004 when Adwords first came out and I started running the program. I ran it for over 7 years…. Anyway, another story…..

List of demonetized YouTube stars
This list is ongoing, so if you want to slip me an email with your story, I can include you.

ownage pranksOwnage Pranks – 4,300,000 subscribers
Prankster who publishes impersonations he does over the phone as random hoaxes. Very funny.
Partial demonetization.


jaclyn glennJaclyn Glenn – 530,799 subscribers
Discusses topics such as religion, atheism, animal rights, politics.
All videos demonetized.

dave rubinDave Rubin – 520,623 subscribers
Creates the Rubin Report. Mostly right wing content with guests and commentary on current affairs.
All videos demonetized.

Wearechange (Luke Rudkowski) – 487,889 subscribers
Non-partisan, independent media organization comprised of individuals and groups working to expose corruption worldwide.
660 videos demonetized.

andy warskiAndy Warski – 255,626 subscribers
Video blogger and commentator.
Videos demonetized.

computing foreverComputing forever – 254,284 subscribers
Technology & Social Commentaries, discussions about politics, future technology, gaming Top 10s.
Videos demonetized.

some black guySome Black Guy – 238,262 subscribers
Free speech, logic, critical argument from different alternative viewpoints. By a black person.
All videos demonetized.

John CedarsJohn Cedars – 14,833 subscribers
Jehovah’s witness dissecting teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses, as well as new developments, keep on top of the latest propaganda released by Watchtower by way of video rebuttals.
Partially demonetized.

Perhaps the most disturbing of these is comedy channel, Ownage Pranks; the others may be seen to be inciting controversy through ‘taking a view’. He described his experience below.
‘Cracking down’
Ownage Pranks owner sheds a little light on the information given from his ‘Google insider’ that suggests that many of the decisions are ‘algorithm’, or A1 driven.

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