It finally happened. YouTube Creator / Publisher Nasim Aghdam, entered YouTube headquarters with a handgun. She shot and injured 3 Google employees, then fatally shot herself in the chest. Aghdam was upset over YouTube / Google censoring her videos and cheating her out of rightfully earned Adsense revenue.
With some of their policies it’s a wonder gun violence hasn’t occurred sooner. Actually it’s a Big Tech problem at silicone valley how companies are generating revenue.
YouTube censors creators. Especially if they do not grease Google by running Adsense advertisement on their media.doccyber.org This blog does not have an Adsense account. Doc had an Adsense account many years ago. After finally earning his 1st $100 Google scrutinized the clicks then suspended his Adsense act. His embedded code continued to show ads despite Google suspending his Adsense account. 🙄
YouTube utilizes shadow-ban technology to hide small creators content. Having no Adsense account, FidoSysop’s videos published on YouTube don’t get many views. As an example. This tutorial video about ‘checking search indexes’ was published 03/12/18. As of this blog post that video generated 10 views. So Doc set up his own Video server. The same video on FidoSysop’s video has received 336 views.
Nasim Aghdam created this exercise video in her native language for her YouTube followers. It’s presented on our video server to give her a lasting voice in cyberspace. And also stands as a rude awakening for silicone valley big tech. Denying people the right to free speech, just because you can is not right. Everyone obviously has their niche!