Rumble, the popular free speech video platform, is blocking access to its services in Brazil, rather than ban specific creators on its platform. This decision follows a contentious legal dispute with Brazilian authorities over content censorship demands.
According to a statement released by Rumble, the Brazilian courts had issued an order demanding the removal of certain creators from the platform. In response, Rumble emphasized its commitment to maintaining a free and open internet, stating that it refuses to alter its content policies or discriminate against users based on their views, regardless of popularity.
“Users with unpopular views are free to access our platform on the same terms as our millions of other users,” the statement from Rumble asserted. The company highlighted its dedication to not “move the goalposts” on its established content policies, standing firm against external pressures to censor creators….