Over the last few days, controversy has surrounded a widely viewed clip where a Red Dead Redemption 2 player gleefully feeds an in-game feminist to an alligator. After the press reported that the clip had been viewed nearly a million times by commenters who cheered the action, the uploader temporarily got his entire channel terminated from YouTube. Hours later, YouTube reversed its decision and conceded that its content reviewers sometimes make “mistakes.”

The YouTube video in question first gained mainstream attention via Motherboard, a publication which linked to a YouTuber named Shirrako who had uploaded two contentious clips. The first, which has been viewed 1.6 million times, features Shirrako punching out a suffragette NPC who…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2018/11/8/18075826/youtube-feminist-suffragette-red-dead-redemption-ban

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