Australia’s biggest commercial news channel, Sky, is banned from posting on its YouTube account for seven days.

The temporary block, which YouTube says is a “first strike” against misinformation, is one of the first for a major television network worldwide.

So what’s behind it?

And could it be a test case for a new, tougher approach by YouTube to COVID-19 conspiracies and misinformation?


Josh Taylor, Technology Reporter, Guardian Australia


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