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YouTube Crackdown: Trump's Online Base Eviscerated. Good Luck in 2020.

• https://russia-insider.com, Anatoly Karlin

(1) So yes, basically everyone Alt Right OR Alt Lite is now getting their channels deleted, demonetized, or at least having some of their videos deleted.

I don't closely follow the vlogosphere, but here is a Twitter thread that seems to be pretty comprehensive.

It's worth pointing out that demonetization is nearly as bad as an outright ban, as it demoralizes creators, and in some cases, cuts off their main source of income. Relying on Patreon or Subscribestars (a recent and less PC Russian alternative) is a bandaid – while we greatly appreciate the exceptions, anonymous readers are rarely very generous, and you need to be really big to make even a decent living off public donations. And they can always shut you down as well.