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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Twitch yanks harassment livestream, but doesn’t ban the user who made it

Twitch has removed a video featuring a Twitch user broadcasting himself harassing other streamers in real-time, following allegations published on Kotaku UK. The stream in question, titled “If I gotta slap a streamer imma make it look sexy,” targeted London-based streamer Charleyy Hodson and several others. The broadcast aired 11 days ago and remained active on user DiscordBen’s account until yesterday. The video was removed shortly after The Verge reached out to Twitch for comment — but the account in question remains active.

When contacted by The Verge, a Twitch spokesperson said that the company employs a moderation team to respond to reports and act appropriately. “Harassment and raiding are issues we do not tolerate, and will use...

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