It is censorship. Because if something on the Internet cannot be found by Google, it might as well not exist.Is this really censorship though? They aren't removing the videos entirely, they are just not assisting with the spread of crackpot theories.
The only problem is, is who is the one saying which opinions are crackpot and which aren't? (I mean this shit IS crackpot) but I want that determination left up to me, not google.Is this really censorship though? They aren't removing the videos entirely, they are just not assisting with the spread of crackpot theories.
what they ought to do is demonetize such videos, and add a disclaimer that such videos are not factually based scientifically and point to a different source that explains why that is.
otherwise you are just convincing the nut theories out there by censoring. they need to be educated, not further feeling vindicated in their beliefs via censoring.
The problem is the recommendation algorithm goes way to deep sometime. I watch a video on Neil DeGrasse Tyson eating spicy wings, it recommends videos including NDT debunks flat earth, now even without me clicking on that video it also had others debunking flat earth as well as videos about flat earth. I mean Christ little key word recommendations are annoying and god forbid I click on one, then that's most of what is recommended