Thursday, August 25, 2011

Banned from posting comments on Articles on Reuters sites.

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So much for free speech uh?

I am no longer allow to post my options on Reuters Articles:

Why is my account banned?

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  1. Me too.

    Funny, I didn't use profanity, wasn't spam, there were no "all caps" postings. . . .

    Guess that Reuters doesn't like what I was saying. . . . .

  2. Same here. I think its their moderators not being unbiased if they don't like what your saying they wont post your comments. I've posted a comments and they were blocked then the next day I post the exact same comment and it goes through.

  3. It’s great to have the opportunity to read a good quality article with useful information on topics.
    "Engine and Transmission World"

  4. Reuters is the second largest lobbying client of Baker & Hostetler LLP. (FINRA is the largest.) It seems that if posters are too adverse to Wall Street the Reuters’ policy is to ban them.

  5. They banned me for the worst offense possible, which is me being CWB (that's Conservative While Black for those that don't know). I had submitted two comments, one was published, one never went anywhere. Tried to comment today weeks later and I found out I was banned. No profanity, caps issues, threats or off-topic discussion at all. The entire Reuters domain is now blocked from all search engine results and all of it's content is blocked on my personal and business machines. I'm not giving these intellectually dishonest, mindless shills another moment of my time.

  6. LMJ313, my comment had "No profanity, caps issues, threats or off-topic discussion" i comment on the topic and was hoping to contiune the dialog with the other commenter. just by the comment here on my blog and the amount of hits to this page. This is more common that any us thought uh?

    The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights. The amendment prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances.

  7. Let see how long Reuters keeps my comments about being Banned up on the Reuters facebook page???

  8. it's didn't last more than 15 mins on the Reuters Facebook page before it was deleted

  9. Sorry. Once, many years ago when I was a working journalist, not a chronicler of popular culture, I filed a report or two for Reuters. I thought I was really at the top. But that was many years ago. Obviously, Reuters and I have lost ground.

  10. I know this is an old thread, but I was banned after saying Big Green = Big Oil = Big Govt.

    I suggested that the reason jet-setting elites paradoxically love the wetlands is because the wetlands' plants are considered 2nd gen biofuel (this was long before Obama even admitted the open water algae research).

    Just another FYI