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American Principles Project Back on YouTube After Backlash Ends Censorship

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13.10.2021

YouTube temporarily “terminated” the American Principles Project’s YouTube channel over Columbus Day weekend, contending that the pro-family organization had violated its terms of service by reuploading content from a “previously terminated channel.”

Following backlash from conservatives and lawmakers, YouTube reinstated the American Principles Project’s account Tuesday. Google told The Daily Signal that the decision to reinstate the Project’s account was made “upon review of their appeal” and that YouTube is working with the American Principles Project “to explain our policies so they can make the best decisions for their channel moving forward.”

.@Google is abusing its monopolistic market share to ban a mainstream pro-family group from posting videos.

Just one more reason why Congress needs to—and will—pass legislation cracking down on monopolies like @Google. https://t.co/FKy56PMmj1

Jon Schweppe, American Principles Project director of policy and government affairs, told The Daily Signal on Tuesday that the Project did not hear from YouTube for more than a day after it was informed that it had been terminated. YouTube ultimately reinstated the American Principles Project’s account and told the organization that it had been given a “warning strike.”

Google told The Daily Signal that it temporarily banned the American Principles Project account for “reuploading content from a previously terminated channel,” namely, Steve Bannon’s “War Room” podcast. Bannon previously served as White House chief strategist and senior counselor to former President Donald Trump.

The platform banned “War Room” in........

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