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YouTube to ban videos promoting gun sales

Author: Niraj Chokshi, The New York Times, Published on: 25 March 2018

YouTube said this week that it would... ban videos that promote either the construction or sale of firearms and their accessories... “While we’ve long prohibited the sale of firearms, we recently notified creators of updates we will be making around content promoting the sale or manufacture of firearms and their accessories, specifically, items like ammunition, gatling triggers, and drop-in auto sears,” YouTube said in a statement [about the new policy].

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