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[–] KG7DHL 0 points 41 points (+41|-0) ago 

No, Ill not "go back". Reddit has proven that they prefer the heavy hand of censorship far, far too often, and for that reason only, I must step away.

I read the statement, outlining the new rules under which they are allowed to opperate, and they have been castrated. The admins forever will be at the beck and call of their masters, and forever tied to the short leash they have been given. That is not a free discussion, that is a chattel slave.


[–] noimdirtydan 0 points 18 points (+18|-0) ago 

The "new rules" don't seem that different than what was already in place. Regardless banning the gun subs really turned me off reddit. It may have a bigger community now, but it's not worth the censorship or sifting through all the viral marketing ads


[–] KG7DHL 0 points 16 points (+16|-0) ago 

I read the rules. It's what is between the lines. Banning links on, just for example, is taking a stance that IMHO exceeds Reddit's authority. already has rules in place for posts, and is only a forum for connecting sellers and buyers. Those transactions are already covered by both state and federal law. What two people who connect on that site do is not the responsibility of Reddit - they literally have no authority or responsibility.

For reddit to take a stand, simply exceeds legal authority and legal responsibility for the sake of feels.

They have picked a side, and I disagree with the side they have chosen. As such, I reject them.


[–] More_Bort 1 points 14 points (+15|-1) ago 

It looks like it was a hasty backpedal thinly disguised as a “rule clarification”.

Turns out that if you kick gun guys off your platform, they leave your platform.