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Reddit limited pro-Trump-forum, citing alleged threats: report

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Reddit has restricted access on a per-Trump forum about alleged threats of violence against officers, according to a Wednesday report.

The forum “r/The_Donald,” is not banned, but the user try to access the page will now be prompted with the message: “Are you sure you want to this community?”, before you can enter. The page is also listed on the Google search results.

Reddit has restricted access on a per-Trump-forum.
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The social media platform, he said, limited the page about thread posts, allegedly for violence against police and other public officials in Oregon, reports Reuters. Reddit said the page, the moderators, that they had observed “repeated conduct” and violent content “is often not reported, and worse still, upvoted.”

Reddit did not immediately respond to an E-Mail from Fox News early Thursday.

r/The_Donald, launched in the year 2015, has more than 755,000 subscribers and is one of the largest pro-Trump online forums, according to Reuters. During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump a “ask Me Anything” session on the forum.

The restriction was criticized by conservatives and Trump Fans on social media. Andrew Surabian, a former Trump White house official, accused of Reddit try to stop elected the President again.

“Big Tech is obsessed with stop @realDonaldTrump in the year 2020, @ involved in the actual election interference stop his re-election,” he tweeted.

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The restriction comes amid a wave of allegations against tech giants such as Facebook and Twitter, censorship, conservative content. The accusation has some lawmakers are asked to call smash for these companies to weaken their economic power.

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