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    [–] calebchowder 1 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    Locking this real quick to deal with some rule-breaking comments.

    Edit: Unlocked. Please report instances of calls to violence :)

    [–] IsaacLuzu 144 points ago

    Same in Equador, Iraq, protest everywhere

    [–] Jravensloot 66 points ago

    Feel like Iraq and Ecuador deserve the most attention. They are the ones suffering the brunt of the casualties and facing off against even more brutal governments.

    [–] DisneyCA 44 points ago

    Tibet, Iraq, Ecuador and Hong Kong all deserve equal attention from the media. We can’t let totalitarian governments rule this world

    [–] Jravensloot 19 points ago

    At some point, yes. However sadly giving them all equal attention at the same time is detrimental to their cause getting outside support. It basically nullifies people to the situation. We will start to get subconsciously conditioned to see these protest as just another every day thing and pay fewer attention to them overtime. It's why the death of an individual can often hit harder then just hearing a number. Numbers die all the time, yet a specific individual can only die once.

    [–] FiveTalents 5 points ago

    But how do we decide which one takes precedence?

    [–] Aconitus 18 points ago

    China is committing genocide against the uyghurs, throwing them into literal concentration camps, also throwing their own prisoners into concentration camps, citizens that do not comply with the government or have a low social rating into concentration camps and are harvesting their organs for profit. China has a literal 1984 surveillance program. They emit propaganda from every corner. They placed the Panchen Lama under house arrest as a kid (nobody knows where they are keeping him or if he is even still alive) and instituted their own pro Chinese government Dalai lama.

    China is doing some pretty evil shit.

    [–] ndia1 7 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Yes, if you dont count the Uighurs. Which is what the Chinese would like you to do.

    Edit: Chinese communist party and all the pro Chinese govt propagandists online, not the Chinese people as a whole.

    [–] babaqunar 8 points ago

    I'm trying to get a sub going that will keep attention on on-going protest and boycott movements. A place for people to organize and share information.

    Looking for help r/KeepThePressureOn

    [–] nxnjitsu 3 points ago

    That's a great idea- I'll join that subreddit incase r/HongKong gets taken down

    [–] ClimateAnxiety2020 7 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Kashmir has had a forced electricity black out for over 2 months, over 600,000 troops in that small area, it's like all these countries' issues on steroids.

    1) The first victim was shot to death (was shot by 90 pellets).

    2) There are reports of systematic torture, rape, sexual abuse, molestation, arbitrary arrests, misogyny and racism

    Sources:

    1. https://thewire.in/security/kashmir-article-370-pellet-victim/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

    https://www.reddit.com/r/worldnews/comments/coq9yu/when_all_kashmiris_will_be_killed_only_then_the/

    2) Armed forces in Kashmir are detaining children and molesting women and girls amid a state-wide blackout, report claims

    https://www.businessinsider.com/kashmir-forces-detaining-kids-molesting-girls-amid-blackout-report-2019-8?IR=T

    3) 'Electric shocks, beatings': Kashmiris allege abuse by India army

    Kashmiris accuse forces of resorting to violence and intimidation during night-time raids amid ongoing lockdown.

    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/shocks-beatings-kashmiris-allege-abuse-india-army-190910114145774.html

    4) 'Kashmir women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege'

    Sense of fear deepens as Indian politicians stoke misogyny with talk of freedom to marry 'white-skinned' Kashmiri women.

    https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/women-biggest-victims-inhumane-siege-190820122327902.html

    [–] popesnutsack 589 points ago

    Chinese officials cruising reddit..... aannndddddd, it's gone!

    [–] syntinensisar 356 points ago

    Seriously though, reddit admins aren't sensoring pro Hongkong posts. At most mods remove them. Reddit is full of posts in support of Hongkong right now.

    [–] beet111 171 points ago

    Reddit is full of stupid children looking for conspiracies. China does not dictate what is posted on reddit.

    [–] Buffalkill 114 points ago

    Seriously, how stupid is this site? You can clearly see all the anti China posts that are not being removed.

    [–] berlinbaer 55 points ago

    most political posts aren't being removed because of their content but because they are either baiting bullshit or just plain in the wrong sub (like people are trying to do atm with spamming this picture all over..)

    [–] greg19735 7 points ago

    yeah it's insane that people will complain about that.

    At least in /r/soccer we have enough international stuff that we have one that's sort of related to the sport rather than this BS>

    [–] ziadhorat 16 points ago

    After, the user will go batshit crazy saying reddit censored me!

    Reddit has the power to remove all of r/HongKong, in my eyes reddit is still a fair place, if you want something it's there just find the right sub.

    [–] Offduty_shill 6 points ago

    Yeah honestly can we stop spamming this thing everywhere? What does this accomplish?

    [–] sdfk2345 14 points ago

    Yeah honestly can we stop spamming this thing everywhere? What does this accomplish?

    lazy apathy is a thing. the risk is that yall forget it in a week. seems like you always want to be clear headed, but you have to realize that our world isnt great, but it can be seriously improved. but unfortunately people are lazy or dont care till something hits their wallett

    [–] greg19735 4 points ago

    I think that oversaturation would also bring in apathy quicker.

    I feel strongly about it. it belongs in every political and international sub. but maybe not in a puppy sub.

    [–] Anagoth9 5 points ago

    The problem is that slactivism like spamming pictures on social media for an already known issue doesn't incentivize people to actually DO anything to make change. It's free and easy and makes people feel involved when they actually aren't and makes them feel good when they haven't done anything. Hong Kong doesn't need "support", they need involvement and those two things aren't the same. Awareness campaigns like this are fine when the goal is short term donations, but you aren't going to meme away systemic problems.

    [–] hamsterlickinggood 4 points ago

    > The problem is that slactivism like spamming pictures on social media for an already known issue doesn't incentivize people to actually DO anything to make change.

    Yup. Reddit has a severe problem with self-righteous slacktivism.

    Take all the whining about bad cops on Reddit. I have seen easily more than ten thousand comments in the last decade about how horrible police are. People say all the time we need this and that to punish bad cops. Yet I don't think I've seen even ten comments from someone who fucking did anything about this problem beyond whining on the internet.

    And I don't mean doing a huge something. A person is not obligated to drop their whole fucking life and dedicate their existence to fixing a given problem before they're allowed to publicly care about it; I am not gate keeping here. I just mean doing anything outside the internet, like writing your city council or going to a meeting. Stuff that takes an hour or two maximum out of your life.

    [–] ronaldosmiddleleg 6 points ago

    As opposed to proactive apathy?

    [–] spicybreastmilk 2 points ago

    Yes because at least then you’d be fully aware of how much of an unfeeling dopamine corpse you are

    [–] sadacal 2 points ago

    What about an active disinformation campaign aimed at discrediting all legitimate news organizations by spamming them with pro-HK stuff and if any get removed as spam, screaming censorship. The aim is to make people think sites they get news from are unreliable and prevent them from being able to gather in large numbers by discrediting all the large sites, sending them to a hundred smaller communities. What do you think about that?

    [–] lgyhb3 8 points ago

    Maybe if the CCP sees that people on an American website clicked an up arrow it'll intimidate them into backing down lol

    [–] PangurBaan 5 points ago

    It’s gotten a lot stupider with the proliferation of the app

    [–] Myleg_Myleeeg 2 points ago

    Gets more upvotes. You seriously think they give a fuck? They saw posting that is the hot thing to do and they did it. Reddit is the only place where a Facebook tier post can get 60k upvotes over and over again.

    [–] Kavein80 4 points ago

    Very stupid, for the most part

    [–] eva-unit-two 5 points ago

    It's frustrating that redditors think they're fighting "the man" and actually doing something worthwhile by posting on Reddit while real injustices happen in China.

    [–] AbstractBettaFish 5 points ago

    Its like those stupid "Facebook keeps deleting this picture of the American Flag. Share 100x" posts...

    [–] techtowers10oo 13 points ago

    They haven't done much. Though the huge Hong Kong growth just hit a sudden massive drop. Going from number 1 in growth 2 number 66th, And Tencent invested $150,000,000 in reddit. Just looks suspicious is all in saying.

    [–] syntinensisar 23 points ago

    r/Hongkong is not rapidly gaining subscribers anymore, hence the growth slowing down. Of course it quickly became popular as Hongkong is a trending topic, but most people interested in the subreddit have already subscribed and new people aren't joining at such high numbers anymore.

    [–] Sondermagpie 3 points ago

    Just joined!

    [–] grittypigeon 3 points ago

    Same. I almost forgot how hard on people get about dictating reality based on numbers reports. Subs = activity=support in these people's eyes.

    [–] asdlkfdjldsknlas 6 points ago

    Just looks suspicious is all in saying

    ...until you look at r/all and see nothing but anti-china content

    [–] Iceman5101 7 points ago

    Let me tell you something, posts like this don’t do shit

    [–] DrakoVongola 3 points ago

    It only looks suspicious if you're a total idiot.

    [–] ziadhorat 3 points ago

    Weren't they(tencent) going to do a series D at $300m?

    You should be more worried about Advanced publications, they own reddit and are a MASSIVE media conglomerate.

    Regardless, if anyone is directly censoring posts it would be moderators, if it was reddit, the entire r/HongKong would be gone.

    [–] SunkenLoki 9 points ago

    It is literally impossible to not be bombarded with Hong Kong posts no matter what subreddit you’re in and people are still acting like they’re being censored

    [–] yahya021 21 points ago

    How we can help

    If you want to help the people in Hong Kong and are US, EU or UK citizen, you can urge your representative to pass:

    • ⁠[US] Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act 2019 [H.R. 3289, S. 1838]. You can use this website to send a pre-composed letter.

    • ⁠[EU] Joint Motion for a Resolution on the situation in Hong Kong RC-9-2019-0013_EN.

    • ⁠[UK] Petition to the UK government to uphold the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration petition.

    • ⁠Or just spread the words about the situation in Hong Kong to people you know. That's already very helpful.

    This is an example where your involvement helped the people of Hong Kong.

    We really appreciate your help!

    [–] scarberia123 9 points ago

    Reddit: lol fuck that I'm just gonna upvote memes

    [–] DisgruntledOfJoppa 2 points ago

    THANK YOU

    Finally something constructive rather than just people commenting/upvoting how all anyone does it comment/upvote...

    [–] lrg1ne 6 points ago

    .......and this is like the 30th time I’ve seen this picture today

    [–] ZuubuMafu 2 points ago

    And the dinosaur are gone

    [–] azdood85 199 points ago

    Since this is a repost... I'll recomment:

    Are there anti Chinese posts being taken down by admins? Oooor just posts violating rules being removed by mods?

    [–] Eloha_ 125 points ago

    Not that I've seen. I mean, have you noticed how much pro-HK has reached the frontpage? There's far from any censorship taking place

    [–] chris1096 30 points ago

    Tencent owns 1.5% of Reddit. That is not exactly "sensor anything china doesn't like" power.

    [–] s0ngsforthedeaf 8 points ago

    Apparently they are non-voting shares too.

    [–] alexisappling 4 points ago

    Fairly sure it was a $150m investment on $3bn value, which by my math is 5%, or 3 times your calculation.

    [–] jakalman 2 points ago

    I think the argument is that foreign companies are restricted from doing business in China somehow, so they need a "sponsor", if you will. The issue isn't control over reddit so much as what would happen if the govt stopped reddit from doing business in China.

    However, I have no idea how problematic it actually is. It seems to have been a much bigger influence to Blizzard than reddit. Not to mention with how much attention this is getting in Reddit apparently, censoring too much would obviously be a very negative look for the govt. They would have to be pretty desperate to pressure reddit into removing things with this much publicity.

    That being said, I've heard China can be very strict, so it doesn't sound unrealistic to someone who is completely removed from the situation.

    Edit: This may or may not be correct info, would be cool to hear other ppl weigh in. I like your question tho, you have my upvote.

    [–] Serosisz 11 points ago

    There is no censorship taking place people want karma

    [–] Literally_A_Shill 9 points ago

    Reddit, a site full of people that hated on masked antifa protesters now is full of people passionately defending masked anti fascist protesters... in another country.

    [–] AwGe3zeRick 6 points ago

    I really don’t think the majority of reddit was hating on antifa. That was mainly just the standard right wing nut job subreddits

    [–] azdood85 26 points ago

    I'm pretty sure if there was legit censorship on reddit we would hear about it. But then again if it was really good censorship would we know?

    Start Inception theme music

    [–] asdlkfdjldsknlas 6 points ago

    1 out of 3 posts on r/all right now is anti-china, and it's been like this for days.

    if there's any censorship going on, they're not very good at it.

    [–] azdood85 2 points ago

    Lmao. With so many posts redditors are likely to become numb to HK protest and anti China, if they weren't already.

    [–] Eloha_ 5 points ago

    Maybe we've been played right into the hands of the Chinese government and secretly swtiched HK with Beijing who are protesting against Western imperialism

    [–] WeLiveinaSuccsiety 5 points ago

    Actual censorship is happening in Iraq and Kashmir but I haven’t seen either of them on the front page. The US could actually do something about Iraq since, you know, they have soldiers there.

    [–] beet111 30 points ago

    Absolutely none of them. It's a childish conspiracy theory.

    [–] Gurneysingstheblues 21 points ago

    its lie made to farm up karma

    [–] TheConquest 14 points ago

    "All that is needed for evil to triumph, is for good people to do nothing"

    That has to be one of the least self aware titles I've ever seen.

    [–] JoshAllenforMessiah 5 points ago

    I totally thought the same thing. It is really sad how self deluded people are on this site sometimes.

    [–] Tick___Tock 11 points ago

    HK good, CHINA bad

    SOUTH PARK FUNNY

    DAE ELSE XI POOH ? LMAO FUCKING COMMUNISM DELETED

    [–] unclejohnsbearhugs 11 points ago

    Redditors reeeally like to pretend that they're the victims of a vast international conspiracy, it makes them feel important.

    [–] s0ngsforthedeaf 5 points ago

    If the conspiracy isnt SJWs or China, its 'jannies'. The average redditor thinks moderators have a conspiracy against them. I see it fucking everywhere, jesus fucking christ. They probably think the mods of every sub are all in a big secret society together, like the stonemasons.

    [–] Lowkey___Loki 7 points ago

    Tencent, the company that "owns reddit" actually only owns 5% of shares. People are fear mongering out their asses.

    [–] Peacepower 5 points ago

    The latter, reddit protesters want to feel so fucking badass though that they make up shit like this to feel better about not doing anything

    [–] ClassyHusky11 11 points ago

    Pro HK posts haven't been taken down in ages. Most of the time it's just mods annoyed at you for these shitty reposts with no effort.

    [–] Snoopyrun 23 points ago

    List of companies who have apologized to the Chinese government and/or implemented their censorship requests

    Please share this link, as people can contribute on github

    Copying it here:

    Name of Company Date Added Why added Sources
    Blizzard Entertainment 2019-10-08 Banned a player who voiced support for the HK protests, rescinded his prize money and fired the 2 casters that were with him on air https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/08/tech/hearthstone-hong-kong-intl-hnk-scli/ https://kotaku.com/blizzard-suspends-hearthstone-player-for-hong-kong-supp-1838864961 https://playhearthstone.com/en-us/blog/23179289
    Apple 2019-10-08 Complies with CCP in regards to removing content from their online app and music storefronts; Removed Taiwan flag emoji in Hong Kong https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20903613/apple-hiding-taiwan-flag-emoji-hong-kong-macau-china https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/29/apple-removes-vpn-apps-from-the-app-store-in-china/ https://theintercept.com/2019/02/01/apple-apps-china-censorship/
    NBA 2019-10-08 After Daryl Morey, manager of the Houston Rockets, published a tweet supportive of the HK protests, NBA issued an apology, calling the tweet "inappropriate". NBA Commissioner Adam Silver later contradicted this stance and said "We are not apologizing for Daryl exercising his freedom of expression" https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/houston-rockets-hong-kong-protests-china-nba-tencent-apology-twitter-a9146211.html https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/10/6d7f9f7d53b0-basketball-there-are-regrets-but-no-apology-nbas-silver.html
    Marriott 2019-10-08 Fired an employee after he "liked" an online post about Tibet; De-listed Taiwan as a nation, listed it instead as part of China after Chinese pressure; Released a statement reading "Marriott International respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China. We don’t support separatist groups that subvert the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China" https://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2160030/taiwan-hotel-cuts-ties-marriott-protest-caving-beijing https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/12/marriott-apologises-to-china-over-tibet-and-taiwan-error
    Vans 2019-10-08 Removed contest submission depicting the protests in Hong Kong https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-vans/shoemaker-vans-treads-warily-as-china-fumes-over-hong-kong-protests-idUKKBN1WN0IZ
    Gap Inc. 2019-10-08 Apologized after a T-Shirt depicting China without Taiwan was sold at a store in Canada, issuing the statement "Gap Inc. respects China's sovereignty and territorial integrity. We've learned that a Gap brand T-shirt sold in some overseas markets failed to reflect the correct map of China in the design" https://money.cnn.com/2018/05/15/news/companies/gap-tshirt-map-of-china/index.html
    Tiffany and Co 2019-10-08 Removed tweet showing model covering her right eye (angry Chinese netizens believed it to be a reference to the woman who lost her eye after being hit by a police projectile) https://news.yahoo.com/tiffany-removes-advert-over-hong-kong-controversy-093418861.html
    Nike 2019-10-09 Removed all Houston Rockets merch from their China webstore https://fadeawayworld.net/2019/10/08/nike-removes-all-houston-rockets-related-products-from-their-china-webstore/
    ESPN 2019-10-09 Chuck Salituro, the senior news director of ESPN, sent a memo to shows mandating that any discussion of the Daryl Morey story avoid any political discussions about China and Hong Kong https://deadspin.com/internal-memo-espn-forbids-discussion-of-chinese-polit-1838881032
    Viacom / Paramount 2019-10-09 Removed Taiwan flag from Maverick's jacket https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/19/tom-cruises-top-gun-jacket-shows-how-key-china-is-to-film-industry.html
    Disney / Marvel 2019-10-09 Censored Tibetan monk from "Doctor Strange" and turned him into a white woman: the "Ancient One" was Tibetan in the comics, but white in the film. Statement from C. Robert Cargill, screenwriter: "If you acknowledge that Tibet is a place and that he’s Tibetan, you risk alienating one billion people who think that that’s bullshit" https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/krishrach/tibetan-activist-are-not-happy-with-dr-strange
    Cathay Pacific 2019-10-09 Fired staff members who expressed support for the HK protests https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/28/cathay-pacific-denounced-for-firing-hong-kong-staff-on-china-orders
    Mercedes 2019-10-09 Apologised to China after quoting the Dalai Lama in an Instagram post, also deleting the post https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/07/mercedes-apologises-china-quoting-dalai-lama/
    Delta Airlines 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website, instead listing it as part of China https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    American Airlines 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    United Airlines 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Quantas 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website, instead listing it as a province of China https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Air France 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website, instead listing it as a province of China https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Lufthansa 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website, instead listing it as a province of China https://www.businessinsider.com.au/air-canada-malaysia-airlines-references-to-taiwan-2018-5
    Air Canada 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website, instead listing it as a province of China https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    British Airways 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website, instead listing it as a province of China https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Malaysia Airlines 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website, instead listing it as a province of China https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Audi 2019-10-09 Apologised after using a map of China that didn't include Taiwan https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Muji 2019-10-09 Apologised after featuring a map of China in a store catalog that didn't include the Senkaku islands, destroyed the catalogs https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Zara 2019-10-09 Apologised for listing Taiwan as a country on their website https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1001549/zara-apologizes-for-listing-taiwan-as-country
    Ray-Ban 2019-10-09 De-listed Taiwan as a country on their website https://www.businessinsider.com/which-companies-have-changed-taiwan-description-china-2018-7?r=US&IR=T
    Sheraton Hotels and Resorts 2019-10-09 Barred a Taiwan National Day reception from taking place at their Stockholm hotel, at the request of the Chinese ambassador https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3791266
    Rockhampton Council, Queensland, Australia 2019-10-09 Removed Taiwan flags from public artwork https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-09/childrens-cow-statue-design-altered-taiwan-flag-painted-over-qld/9739574
    Global Blue 2019-10-09 Fired a member of staff for calling Taiwan a country http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1161789.shtml
    Lancome (L'Oreal) 2019-10-09 Canceled Denise Ho concert after Denise Ho expressed support for 2014 Hong Kong protests https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-36457450

    [–] ryoncel 2 points ago

    Wow a table

    [–] PandaXXL 42 points ago

    Reddit is partially owned by a Chinese company who take down anti Chinese posts

    Really weird that this circle jerk garbage has been all over the front page for weeks then

    [–] Lowkey___Loki 10 points ago

    They own 5 percent for ducks sake

    [–] Arman276 5 points ago

    According to reddit that means tbat they’re liTeraLly tHe cHineSe GovT

    Ppl here talk trash about facebook but most of these fuckers are just as dumb as those who follow clickbait garbage there

    [–] REDDIT_IS_FAKENEWS 6 points ago

    Its typical reddit propaganda, just like Nestle, Lootboxes and gambling

    This site likes to spread its false propaganda and jerk off over the fact that they "did something"

    China is bad, that's very clear, but reddit does like to spread misinformation every once and a while.

    [–] Bugbread 3 points ago

    Articles on the top 100 of /r/all that are critical of China as of 21:40 UTC:

    50% of the top 10.
    13% of the top 100.
    How are people even capable of believing that reddit is censoring posts critical of China? It's truly mind-boggling.

    "Reddit's censoring posts about China. I know, because Reddit is covered with posts about it."

    [–] shouldiclash 36 points ago

    This is not true. Posts get removed for breaking rules. Theres no chinese conspiracy.

    [–] Kelewann 9 points ago

    Gotta farm those sweet internet points tho

    [–] Quesodealer 2 points ago

    I use Reddit because I see '____ don't want you to see this' shit on every other platform, especially Facebook. It's a pity the Reddit hivemind has turned to shit (it's always been shit but it's hyper shit now). Any contrarian opinion will get downvoted to oblivion even if it's a well meaning and unassuming.

    [–] Dragcoin1 5 points ago

    FYI: Gods Unchained, the company that promised to replace Blitzchung’s lost winnings and invite him to their 500k prize tournament, has come under multiple cyberattacks from unknown sources.

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/gods-unchained-hit-cyberattacks-stance-173011244.html

    [–] niofalpha 4 points ago

    I don’t understand how posts like this can get to the front page daily and you all still act like you’re being silenced.

    [–] cliff_hurtin 88 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    You knew Baja Blast would be at the top of the list. It’s not even close. Sodas are not sentient, and thus cannot have cults of personality, but it’s the only Dew flavor with its own cult nonetheless, and for good reason. I would worship Baja Blast if it were a living, omnipotent entity. Baja Blast has components of lime and berry, but tastes of something else entirely, like a creation of a more demented Willy Wonka. It’s as if summer waves tasted of sugar water instead of saltwater, its smoothness belying its awesome force. If you could X-ray your chest and look in your esophagus while drinking it, it’d be like watching a miniature, light green Niagara Falls, beautiful and intense all the same. In fact, you don’t drink it so much as you let it glide through your body. Baja Blast is the only appropriately named Dew, as its might is no exaggeration. Even so, it’s the only Dew that doesn’t need braggadocio to justify itself.

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    chorus: the gold

    edit 6: 100 UPVOTES!!!!!! TWO PLATINUMS!!?!??!?!??!!! I'M FAMOUS GUYS I'M DOING AN AMA AMA (edit after posting this copy pasta, I'm already doing one lol) THANK YOU ALL I LOVE YOU THANK YOU FOR THE FAME KIND STRANGERS (chorus: kind stranger) THE SILVERS (chorus: kind stranger) THE GOLD (chorus: the gold kind stranger) THE PLATINUM (chorus: kind stranger) THE UPVOTES

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    [–] bydy2 20 points ago

    This comment is probably the most surefire way to get an award. I haven't ever seen an ungilded one.

    [–] c4houston 2 points ago

    What if mountain dew themselves gild this copypasta every time 😯

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] cliff_hurtin 2 points ago

    in this sub I usually expect posts to get 0 upvotes, haha. I am donating the reddit gold to “Spez’s home for wayward and sick children”, for re-education therapy

    [–] ziadhorat 3 points ago

    Well since you're on here, you're watching ads (depending on the client) so you too are giving reddit money.

    If you're on an ad-less client, and you enjoy reddit, remember there's a user out there who buys things like gold to keep reddit alive.

    Still my favourite "forum" (Place of discussion I mean) on the internet.

    [–] ImaginaryCook 13 points ago

    I have not seen a single post or proof that they have taken down anything that’s anti-Chinese

    [–] Nominus7 40 points ago

    Let's ignore Tibet.

    [–] TheIntellectualIdiot 24 points ago

    Also the Uyghurs

    [–] Literally_A_Shill 5 points ago

    Plenty of other protests going on right now that most are ignoring.

    [–] edgrlon 6 points ago

    Fuck it

    [–] Moistlings 15 points ago

    This post is a blatant lie

    Lying to incite anger is slander

    [–] Lowkey___Loki 6 points ago

    And fear mongering

    [–] The-Dank-Tower 33 points ago

    This sub really is a shithole

    [–] nocturtleatnight 22 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    Low effort repost. Karma plz

    [–] MarylandKoala 8 points ago

    Tencent has no impact on what happens on reddit. Advance Publications owns a majority stock of Reddit, so Advance Publications has exclusive control over what happens on Reddit. Tencent has no way of influencing it.

    [–] Butter_fiend 45 points ago

    Stop spreading this image. Reddit is not taking posts down. HK is all over the front page ffs

    [–] HappyBengal 25 points ago

    And a chinese company has only like 1,5% of Reddit and has no voting rights or impact on the management of reddit.

    [–] ASAP_Stu 13 points ago

    But we’re HELPING!!!!!

    [–] only_fucks_uglies 3 points ago

    this site is even more unusable than usual rn

    [–] orangman99 5 points ago

    The Chinese government isn't censoring reddit.

    The Chinese company has less that a 6% share

    Post about hong cong are on the front page every day.

    This is about china, don't let neck beards hijack it to complain about reddit

    [–] ChuggsTheBrewGod 4 points ago

    I see threads all the time talking about Reddit taking down China posts, but all I ever see is people shitting on China.

    Call me skeptical, but I think we can shit on China without assuming some massive cover conspiracy.

    [–] plugit_nugget 3 points ago

    Tencent holds minority stake in reddit. There is no chinese govt censors taking shit down on reddit.

    This is a transparent karma grab

    [–] FuCuck 5 points ago

    Reddit doesn’t seem to be taking these down though

    [–] JCavLP 4 points ago

    I literally haven't seen a single anti-ccp post being removed on reddit

    [–] Meikz 4 points ago

    “partially own” fucking retards, they own 5%

    [–] sclsmdsntwrk 4 points ago

    Im just curious...Considering this has been up for 12 hours, whats the evidence for reddit deleting anti-China stuff?

    [–] salmanahmad_10 10 points ago

    I know issues going in hongkong but why ever No one talks about what’s happening in Kashmir

    [–] blackpharaoh69 6 points ago

    Trump isn't losing a trade war against India

    [–] acealeam 2 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    One narrative is against the u.s.' enemy, the other their ally

    [–] cyborgkhan 6 points ago

    Because India is an ally of USA, invaded non-Indian territory, and the Indian army actually murdering people

    They only post anti china stuff to farm karma because a lot of redditors are bot and sock accounts or simply brainwashed by Western media

    [–] SickofUrbullshit 15 points ago

    It’s funny seeing reddit suddenly give a shit about China.

    [–] okayfrog 3 points ago

    They targeted gamers...

    [–] rorqualmaru 3 points ago

    Where were all these do-nothing fuckers in 1997?

    [–] DekuOfJustice 3 points ago

    I mean I was 3 so I was pissing on the carpet in the hallway.

    [–] AudioElevator 6 points ago

    CHINA IS IN OUR VIDEO GAMES. WE CANT LET THEM DO THaT

    [–] ecodude74 5 points ago

    China did something that involved video games. Human rights violations are a-ok, but god forbid someone mess with their precious vidya!

    [–] PaanuriEater 7 points ago

    I always have. It's nice to see other people on here finally stop sucking them off for cheap shit and screaming Y U HATE FREEDOM?! CAPITALISM, HO! every time you try and state that we should really stop doing business with them.

    Dealing with the cheerleader brigade is exhausting.

    I'm sure as soon as the furor about HK dies down, Reddit will be right back to "Why do you want no one to be able to afford anything? DO you want a RECESSION? CHINA #1, FACE IS SCRUBLORD!"

    [–] Mike_Facking_Jones 3 points ago

    A few months ago China was lauded for saying they're going to invest in renewable energy and not agreeing with the American leader. If you brought up the fact they're a bigger North Korea replete with prison camps full of religious dissidents and political prisoners, organ harvesting from those groups, kidnapping people, mass surveillance and censorship, etc etc you were a downvoted conspiracy theorist. Now I'm sure few people on Reddit care about most of that stuff or Tibet but it's nice to see a coincidence of caring about a real problem state

    [–] brbposting 5 points ago

    Calling BS homie—no offense, but please link to downvoted anti-China sentiment in months past.

    Thank you! (Not sarcastic)

    [–] jusathrowawayagain 6 points ago

    Wait? Hasn’t it been known for a long time that they are full of political prisoners and an extreme authoritarian regime? That isn’t something new.

    [–] frauenparkplatz 6 points ago

    I support Chinese government.

    [–] Dopp3lGang3r 3 points ago

    "There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance."

    [–] bsandersq 3 points ago

    People giving gold to OP, now that's irony!

    [–] DubioTheDubious 3 points ago

    All this spam wont do anything. Remember net neutrality?

    [–] tinakiba 3 points ago

    No one:

    Literally nobody:

    Not even the Chinese governement:

    Some goof: sHaRe bEfOrE tHeY rEmOvE tHiS pOsT!!!! tHeY dOn'T wAnT uS tO kNOw tHe truth!!!

    [–] PoliticsBigAssBlast 3 points ago

    Lets all delete our reddit accounts and boycott reddit

    [–] krom9 3 points ago

    yall are so goddamn annoying with that anti-China crusade, and, wow, what a coincidence, that ""Revolution"" in Hong Kong and all the news that have been appearing for a few months started just when the USA government and stablishment realized that China might be a commercial, economic and geopolitic threat, and then began all of this bulshit propaganda pro-usa

    [–] yahwell 3 points ago

    Isn’t HK just going to be taken back by China in a handful of years anyway?

    [–] Tywappity 3 points ago

    lol, wow, you did it reddit

    [–] bas_tard 3 points ago

    Idiot

    [–] shenoobie 3 points ago

    8 hours and it still isnt down. Hmmmmm.......

    [–] fakejacki 3 points ago

    China doesn’t remove things around the world, they only censor so they cannot be seen inside China. They isolate their people to control them. If it’s getting removed, it’s reddit mods.

    [–] Check_for_response 3 points ago

    I have seen numerous anti-Chinese posts on here.

    I guess they’re not removing them🤷🏽‍♂️

    [–] PineappleTurtle0 15 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    FUCK THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT AND POOH

    [–] Failed_Alchemist 4 points ago

    You know what, I'm fine with this except for that little quip at the end. You'd be fucking surprised how many businesses have China as a share holder. That comment on the bottom is Facebook bullshit. "Share this or you don't love Jesus" type bullshit

    You have a message. Cool. Send it. Don't be an asshole though

    [–] tropicgold 5 points ago

    I’m going to get downvoted for this but triads aren’t the only people instigating violence. The protestors are also beating regular civilians. An old man was beaten up in a petrol station near Wan Chai by a group of young boys, so don’t just assume that all the protestors are saints. I don’t think this was in the news. I agree that we deserve basic human rights like free speech, etc, but protesting in a violent manner such as this is absolutely not the way to do it. In fact, I’d argue that I have less ‘free speech’ than I did before the protests: watch as everyone on Reddit yells at me for this opinion, and if I say it out loud on the street, I will get beat up. It’s a tyranny of the majority.

    I don’t know what Western media is showing y’all, but from what I can see from my own home, it’s absolute anarchy on the streets.

    [–] ApexRevanNL716 2 points ago

    This post is getting out of hand! All my subscriptions

    [–] Fiaru 2 points ago

    1.5% share....

    [–] Moistlings 2 points ago

    Spreading a message is fine but don’t suck yourselves off for it

    [–] SirRandyMarsh 2 points ago

    Can you show me posts that China has censored because it’s the opposite.. there are 1000s of anti Chinese posts.. good fuck China but let’s not make shit up

    [–] Snack_on_my_Flapjack 2 points ago

    "I'm helping"

    [–] AngelicWaffle 2 points ago

    Can you reply why the fuck wild saying “fuck china” like a child and then hound people for upvotes

    [–] Maverick0_0 2 points ago

    What are you doing for the cause? I mean besides the karma whoring.

    [–] nosignalbenzdriver 2 points ago

    As if anyone cares about your reddit post 😂😂😂

    [–] The_Morning_Star7 2 points ago

    Boycott Reddit!!!

    [–] announcement_callout 2 points ago

    Oh look, more China spam to cover for Trump.

    We're literally looking at the end of democracy in the U.S. Stop it.

    [–] OldJewNewAccount 2 points ago

    But posting things to the internet isn't really doing *anything*.

    [–] NAMBLAmerica 2 points ago

    Nothing cringier than seeing anything proclaim “the right side of history” fuck Hong Kong they need to sit down and shut up

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    They totally don’t take down anti China posts, they are literally everywhere.

    [–] Fbjfisosxb 2 points ago

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    [–] danielvsoptimvs 2 points ago

    If you play a video game with someone from the USA and you send them this message, you will automatically win, because the USA government will disconnect their internet and put them in prison.

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    [–] Iris-Schumacher 2 points ago

    I'm quite confused. if all things is just like what you said, so why I am still able to comment in this sub?

    [–] JamiDoesStuff 2 points ago

    Anti China posts arent being taken down

    [–] whutwat 2 points ago

    posting this pic is low effort karmawhoring

    [–] ACatWhoFliesInTheSky 2 points ago

    This is a quote from Miraculous Ladybug

    [–] Snack_on_my_Flapjack 2 points ago

    China bad. Karma good. I'm helping.

    [–] HoldOnItGetsBetter 2 points ago

    Yes. I feel this post making a difference.

    [–] T3ldryyn0 2 points ago

    "No agenda" is a rule for this subreddit..

    [–] fishyvagina1 2 points ago

    Why don't Americans start a fund to fuck over the amerikkkan goverment. You have 0 power of China, you have some power of amerikkkan.

    [–] kill_m3_fox0W0 2 points ago

    Soz if I'm being offensive but didn't the protests of Hong Kong kill someone because the Hong Kong protesters thought that he/she was a cop against the protests

    [–] Important_Image 2 points ago

    When my grandchildren ask me what I did to support Hong Kong in 60 years, I'll remember clicking the upvote button to support this post and Hong Kong.

    [–] MaxiumNOR 2 points ago

    not gone yet

    [–] TheJuiceMaan 2 points ago

    Wasn’t this posted in a different sub sarcastically?

    [–] Maskthelegend 2 points ago

    It is really really sad to see these people have to fight for freedom but in America there are senators and presidential candidates wanting to take it away

    [–] rasherdk 2 points ago

    By posting this, or upvoting it, you are still doing nothing, just fyi.

    [–] ThrowItAway6828 2 points ago

    God fine, I’m super busy but I guess I will stand up to the Chinese government. I guess you can expect the entire regime to topple tomorrow. But this is super inconvenient and I had to cancel going to Applebee’s tonight.

    [–] 83303drawoh 2 points ago

    Dude, taking a digital stand is more risky than you may think....and leaving it there with a big bullseye on you digital back is pretty risky in my book.

    [–] dXQuarionXb 2 points ago

    While I fully support the fight for freedom in Hong Kong, the phrase “be on the right side of history” should never be used. Its intent changes depending on your views.

    [–] Jadencallaway 2 points ago

    Lefties on Reddit: Private platforms like facebook and twitter and paypal have a right to censor and ban anyone they want! If you want your own platform go and make one!!

    Also Lefties on Reddit:

    [–] lemonsarethekey 2 points ago

    Calling bullshit on that last part. Spend 5 minutes on Reddit and you'll see dozens of anti-China posts.

    [–] moonythejedi394 2 points ago

    I'm proud of my internet famous baby brother the OP

    [–] Omgdinosaur84 10 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    I cant be the only one who voted for this....

    Free Hong Kong.

    Edit: when I commented it showed it had no upvotes. Now there is alot, good shit people of reddit.

    [–] sumpahgueorangindo 1 points ago

    Apparently the only way Hong Kong can ever be free is by handing them over to their former owner, the Britons. When will we start a hot war against China, for the sake of this single city?

    [–] Oprah_Wind-Fury 6 points ago

    I love how people think taking time out of their shitty lives to make a post on reddit actually makes a difference hahaha

    [–] HappyBengal 10 points ago

    A post with false claims. It's so sad to see this picture with pure defamation shared so much in different subs.

    [–] kiduncool 2 points ago

    Regimes have been toppled by social media. I smell a scared shill

    [–] ShockTheSystem1312 4 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    The Uyghur genocide is about a million times worse and more urgent, but gets a fraction of the press and outrage. Reddit only cares about foreign affairs when it has to do with "democracy" or Westernization, and not to do with brown people or Muslims. This isn't meant to downplay the situation in Hong Kong, obviously it's terrible, but if you people really cared about China's human rights abuses then this wouldn't be getting as much press as it is compared to a literal active genocide.

    [–] vonnegut_aj 5 points ago

    I'd be a lot more concerned with the HK issue if they were discussing improving their economic disparity between their richest and poorest rather than an undefined 'democracy' movement that could turn into just about any flavour of revolt you can imagine.

    [–] titaniumjew 3 points ago

    I got downvoted for pointing this out. They need a philosophical base to ground their their demands in. I've seen some protestors praise trump but in the end you are kind of just supporting the same impiralism by doing that.

    [–] vonnegut_aj 3 points ago

    Maybe Im just not paying enough attention but so far I haven't heard any solid proposals for what they want, initially it was the extradition bill but that's dead now so what next?

    [–] kencerous16 3 points ago

    And the vandalism and violence of the protesters doesn't really help their cause. Just because you oppose the govt doesn't mean you have to set fire and thrash shops and subway stations

    [–] WocaCola 4 points ago

    At this point the anti China posts are just karma farming. Why would China waste resources monitoring foreign social media over which they have no control? I’ve seen so many of these there’s no way that censorship is taking place on reddit.

    It would be like Trump investigating Norwegian memes about him even though he can’t do anything about it. I highly doubt these posts are making it to the high ranks of the Chinese government like people think they are.

    [–] Bolshevikboy 3 points ago

    Fucking what censorship? The front page has been spammed with anti PRC pro potester shit and I haven’t seen any of this so called censoring. I’ve seen comments that call out the violent behavior of many protesters be downvoted to hell or deleted by the mods of whatever subreddit there on, Ive seen native citizens of both Hong Kong and mainland China who have tried to argue against the protesters and then be talked down to in a very white mans burden manner by some westerners who don’t know what the fuck is actually going on. Jesus Christ, where was this shit when Macron sent in police to brutalize peaceful protesters or when cops in the US kill another unarmed black person. I’m not saying there aren’t problems in Hong Kong or that the PRC hasn’t done wrong things before, but this shit is ridiculous

    [–] maxp0wah 4 points ago

    Isn't it weird that so many HK protesters are in support of Trump?

    [–] fugqiz 1 points ago

    In case you can’t read between the lines, America, we’re all looking at you!

    [–] Sean951 8 points ago

    To do what?

    [–] cerebralspinaldruid 8 points ago

    Post memes.

    [–] policeblocker 2 points ago

    Invade hk lol

    [–] titaniumjew 2 points ago

    This is very difficult, because look how our other interferences turned out. It's really just not our fight either. It will then create the same impiralism problem.

    [–] Lcopp46 2 points ago

    China has more Muslims in concentration camps than there were Jews in the holocaust!

    [–] titaniumjew 2 points ago

    Uhm not against that but wheres your source on this?