• As streamers threaten boycott, Twitch takes action on some gambling content

    8 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Gambling-focused streams like this one will see more restrictions from Twitch in the coming weeks.
    Amazon-owned streaming platform Twitch announced late Tuesday that it will start cracking down on streams that promote certain types of gambling sites in the coming weeks. The move comes after a number of prominent streamers publicly mulled a "Twitch blackout" to protest what they see as Twitch's implicit promotion of damaging and addictive gambling behavior.
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