YouTube reverses multiple Pokémon GO and Club Penguin channel bans over awkward child porn mix-up

In this week’s edition of That’s Not A Sitcom Premise But It Totally Could Be, Google has reinstated several YouTube accounts that were deleted for “activity that sexualises minors” – apparently mistaking Pokémon GO’s combat points “CP” acronym for illegal child porn. Not the most unreasonable assumption, maybe, because “CP” is used in some of the internet’s sleazier intersections for exactly that. Or “cheese pizza”, which is more or less the same thing if you think a US government Satanic sex abuse conspiracy is more credible than, you know, actual cheese pizza. Anyway.

YouTube users Mystic7, Trainer Tips, and Marksman were among those who got busted, according to the BBC, after uploading videos of Pokémon GO. Some Club Penguin content was also removed. Although Google hasn’t confirmed it’s the sometimes questionable “CP” abbreviation that prompted the bans, it wouldn’t even take Detective Pikachu to solve this case.

This review sucks.

Besides, everybody knows Pokémon GO is a psyops surveillance program.

LOL SO RANDOM
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