YouTube Bans Firearms Demo Videos, Entering the Gun Control Debate

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Bloomberg
Mar 22, 2018 · 3 min read
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By Polly Mosendz and Mark Bergen

YouTube, a popular media site for firearms enthusiasts, this week quietly introduced tighter restrictions on videos involving weapons, becoming the latest battleground in the U.S. gun-control debate.

YouTube will ban videos that promote or link to websites selling firearms and accessories…

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