The number of DMCA takedown notices Reddit receives has skyrocketed over the last few years. The same is true for the number of users and subreddits that are banned for infringement, which now reach thousands each year. Reddit’s latest transparency report shows that piracy-linked user suspensions have more than doubled in a year.
Every day, millions of people from all over the world submit posts, comments, and other content to Reddit.
The social news and discussion platform has been around for more than 17 years and over time its popularity has only increased.
With Reddit about to reach adulthood, the site has certain responsibilities. In recent years, these have included the publication of a transparency report documenting how various legal policies affect the site’s content.
The report shows how Reddit’s content policy leads to the deletion of millions of posts per week, including spam, hateful content, sexualization of minors,…