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johnnyFive  ·  468 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Something is Wrong on the Internet

I'm disturbed, but by this post much more than anything depicted in it. Whether he's aware of it or not, he is arguing for censorship, political and otherwise.

I'm a parent, and it's my responsibility, not Google's or a content creator's, to filter what my child sees. If we start asking Google to regulate what we see, our what our kids see, we may wake up one day and not like the results.

_refugee_  ·  468 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yea but when you’re YouTube and you create a platform called YouTube Kids and then this shit is on that platform, i feel that complicates the argument

johnnyFive  ·  468 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Sure, that's misleading. But that means we shouldn't trust it, and should act accordingly.

Moreover, it's ridiculous IMO to say "bots have run amok and we can't control them, so we should get more bots." It's the 21st-century equivalent of bringing some new species to an area to control an old one, and we've seen how well that works.