Racism Is Rampant on Reddit, and Its Editors Are in Open Revolt | The site’s CEO says it will implement a new hate speech policy.

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Maybe it’s the subreddits I’m subscribed to but I basically never see racist comments, the ones that pop up from trolls are quickly obliterated


Don’t racist comments get downvoted to hell?


It’s not just racism. Rogue Mods are using virtually any insult to anyone as an excuse to permanently ban people from a sub.


What definition of Racism are we using here?


Not advocating anything here but why is hate speech censored over any other form? Isn’t offense in the eye of the beholder? I’m genuinely too dense to understand why hate speech isn’t a protected right if the targeted group could just ignore it.