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CEO of Reddit Confesses to Altering Messages

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Floopa75, Nov 24, 2016.

  1. Floopa75

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    Wow crazy! He shouldn't have done that, editing user's comments is crossing the line...
     
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    Oh that's really crazy
     
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    Power tripping resulting from no clear-cut laws around this kind of thing. Not a good move for Reddit. Not fatpeoplehate level, but not good. That explains why my /r/all was covered in spez.
     
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    lol he changed the bad comments aimed at him and pointed them at the mod. :p
     
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    I hate reddit, blatant propaganda site, can't wait till it goes the way of Digg, that goes double for FB and Twitter...
     
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    nothing less than what was accepted
     
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    you will wait forever
     
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    I don't actually write my posts in here... or I do? maybe not...
     
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    Way to sink to their level.
     
  12. Capo Dei Capi

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    Doesn't editing the comments actually make you liable for stuff posted in that post due to section 230 of the CDA?
     
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    Now anything you post on Reddit is inadmissible in court. The guy is a jackass too for wanting to censor people, something opposite of what Reddit was supposed to be. He'll resign by the end of the year.
     
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    Hasn't reddit been into censoring for a while, just more on the delete comments and subreddits side and not editing them?
     
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    I like how the Yahoo article explains the beginning of the confrontation:

    If you're not following this specific drama, is there any way you're going to guess what the banned sub was all about?
     
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    Everybody raging again for no real reason... He was trolling the trolls that spammed "fuck /u/spez" so he got a notification every time. They where also trying to out him as a pedophile. Being in the public and such - yah meh bla nobody has a sense of humor anymore these days. It's not as if he changed their posts to have a complete different meaning or anything like that. And a lot of people didn't even understand how he was able to do it (thinking he hacked their account and BS like that).
     
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    It doesn't matter if the post is not complety changed reddit can still run afoul of section 230 of the CDA by editing posts.
     
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