Hate speech fills comments of YouTube livestream of House hearing on hate speech on YouTube


As the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on hate crimes and white nationalism began, the official YouTube livestream chat filled up with anonymous users making antisemitic and white supremacist slogans and remarks. The livestream chat was quickly disabled once screenshots of the live chat began to spread on social media.

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A few hours into the hearing, Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary, brought up a Washington Post article on the hate-filled livestream comments published earlier during the hearing. Read more…

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