La Suisse adopte de nouvelles sanctions, mais n'interdit pas Russia Today et Sputnik
eyome · Saturday, 26 March - 20:30
YouTube blocks RT and Sputnik as Russia tells media not to say “invasion”
news.movim.eu / ArsTechnica · Tuesday, 1 March - 18:52
Google said today that YouTube is blocking RT (formerly Russia Today) and Sputnik throughout Europe. "Due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, we're blocking YouTube channels connected to RT and Sputnik across Europe, effective immediately," Google Europe announced on Twitter . "It'll take time for our systems to fully ramp up. Our teams continue to monitor the situation around the clock to take swift action."
Russia's government has been cracking down on news coverage of its invasion of Ukraine, telling media outlets not to call it "an attack," "invasion," or "declaration of war." The US government has called RT and Sputnik "critical elements in Russia's disinformation and propaganda ecosystem."
YouTube's move follows European Union officials saying they are "banning Russia Today and Sputnik from broadcasting" in the EU. "The state-owned Russia Today and Sputnik, as well as their subsidiaries, will no longer be able to spread their lies to justify Putin's war and to sow division in our Union," EU President Ursula von der Leyen said on Sunday.
YouTube deletes RT’s German channels over Covid misinformation
news.movim.eu / TheGuardian · Tuesday, 28 September, 2021 - 23:35
Russian state-backed broadcaster was found to have breached YouTube’s rules on coronavirus coverage
YouTube has deleted Russian state-backed broadcaster RT’s German-language channels, saying they had breached its Covid misinformation policy.
“YouTube has always had clear community guidelines that outline what is allowed on the platform,” said a spokesperson.Continue reading...