Russia’s Worldwide Influence Relies on YouTube | EURACTIV.com


Without Silicon Valley’s continuing goodwill, the Kremlin’s information machine is in trouble.

Ben Dubow is founder of Omelas, which specializes in data and analysis on how states manipulate the web a nonresident fellow at CEPA.

On September 29, RT DE, a property of the Russian government and YouTube’s fourth most-watched German news channel, went dark. The day before, YouTube had issued new guidelines on vaccine misinformation and as a result removed a video from RT DE. When the channel attempted to upload the banned video to a sister channel, YouTube banned both.

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