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[–] veetack 0 points 23 points (+23|-0) ago 

I've got a feeling that /r/kotakuinaction /r/blackout2015 /r/conspiracy and /r/hailcorporate will all eventually get the axe, if not in this round of banning. They're all too close to the truth of what's happening on reddit.


[–] ChrissiTea 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

/r/blackout2015 is definitely gone but I can't quite work out /r/hailcorporate.

On paper, it seems obvious to ban it, but there are a bunch of posts that have pointed out how much traffic certain businesses get because of their "fails" or spam posts. On one hand, it could deter a lot of businesses from signing up to Corporate Reddit, but on the other hand, they get publicity if they do well or if they fail, which is kind of a win win in the "no publicity is bad publicity" camp.


[–] Original_Username 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

That much nuance isn't PR friendly. They'll look at it as a "corporate hate" sub so ban it under the guise of "targetting businesses" or some shit.


[–] Tsugumori 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

I don't think they could get away with banning /r/conspiracy . Generally speaking, no one takes conspiracy theorists seriously... unless they start getting actively censored (as in blacked out or removed, not attempts to debunk or discredit them). Then everyone realizes that they're onto something.

KiA they can probably get rid of as the community has a tendency to get toxic and/or spill out into the site at large. blackout will probably go, too, since honestly most people don't care about it. /r/hailcorporate is up in the air, but will probably stay becuase they don't want to risk pissing off the anti-corporation liberal bandwagon that makes up a lot of the /r/politics crowd.