Reddit Decides Quarantining Isn’t Enough, Bans Racist Subreddits

In July, newly appointed Reddit CEO Steve Huffman tried striking a balance between maintaining the community site’s free-speech aspirations and toning down “offensive” content by “reclassifying” its most controversial “subreddit” communities. Certain subreddits that didn’t necessarily break the site’s content policy, particularly ones that revolved around racism, would be placed behind a consent and e-mail verification gate, removed from public search results, and disconnected from the site’s ad sales.

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