Twitch updated its policy to prohibit serious and inappropriate behavior that may affect its user community, but completely outside the platform (especially hatred and harassment).
MADRID (Portuguese/EP). -The streaming media platform Twitch has updated its policy to prohibit serious and inappropriate behaviors that may affect its user community but completely outside the platform, especially hatred and harassment.
The new service regulations will apply to the following situations: “Available verifiable evidence” As Twitch reported in a statement, serious behavior outside Twitch was investigated, including other social networks, online services, and even offline.
This update Focus on hate and harassment cases, Or threaten the safety of the user’s community, including sanctions on those involved in the activity.
The platform can already respond to harassment cases originating from Twitch, such as real-time video. Although it can be developed on other platforms, it now adds a new type of crime that is completely unrelated to the service.
Twitch defines them as “serious crimes, even if these actions occur completely outside the community, they also bring huge security risks to the community.”
Activities considered to be serious acts include lethal violence and violent extremism, recruitment and terrorist activities, and explicit or credible threats of mass violence.
Similarly, Twitch will take action against those who lead or belong to hate groups, engage in or participate in involuntary sexual activities, and the sexual exploitation of minors.
The platform also pointed out serious “actions that will directly and clearly threaten the personal safety of the community”, such as the threats in the Twitch incident and other explicit and credible threats to service personnel.
The platform warned that “investigations are much more complicated and may take a long time and resources” to resolve. For them, There will be a legal office as external support Independent research expert.
In this type of process, only the parties involved are notified, and Twitch has enabled specific email addresses to report inappropriate behavior and attacks outside the service (OSIT@twitch.tv).