It has been speculated for a long time that Twitch Some popular streamers, by not enforcing the terms of service even when explicitly violated, give special treatment to the big bucks on the platform. The idea was essentially accepted as fact when the streamer Alinity was not banned from Twitch even after treating her cat in a way that many viewers consider abuse on more than one occasion. Were.
The notion that the Twitch streamers with the largest audiences were not held to the same standards as other content creators have also been reinforced by the platform lifting restrictions, which many consider to be little more than a slap on the wrist. For example, when Amaranth was banned for licking a microphone while smacking his bum at the camera, he was only suspended from Twitch for three days. And while he has been banned several times for sexual content, it has always been for a negligible period and appears to be without long-term consequences of repeated violations.
On October 6, an unidentified person claimed to have hacked Twitch and uploaded a 125GB file to 4chan, containing a wealth of content such as source code, streamer payout receipts and encrypted passwords. While most of the information contained in the file has been revealed by now, some news is still surfacing, including a list that claims to be a no-bans list of certain content creators.
First posted on Twitch streamer AsmGold’s subreddit, the list includes the streamers’ names, followed by a reason why the person shouldn’t be banned. The document cited reasons to name a few, such as RiceGum and Lawtler1: “Don’t suspend; escalate violations.” [redacted]@twitch.tv.” At a glance, the list appears to confirm that selected Twitch streamers are specifically exempted from being immediately banned for terms of service violations, instead referring the cases to specific Twitch staff members. Instructions have been given to forward
Several other names also appear in the list, which appears to be a part of a larger document. For example, a reason for the name “djwheat” is listed as “young age”. Twitch content creator djWHEAT used to play games on the stream with his son, MinWheat. Some have interpreted the “underage” flag to mean that, if the djWHEAT stream is ever reported to have an underage child onscreen, the moderator should ignore the report because it has already been The investigation has been done and it has been given the green light. If this interpretation is correct, it would mean that the list contains the names of content creators who should not be banned for the reasons provided, including Tyler1 and RiceGum, which are not explicitly suspended by regular moderators at all. needed.
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