Change your rules on Minecraft trolling!
This petition made change with 26 supporters!
For ages, Mojang has allowed server owners and admins to goof around on their server, record it, and upload it. Ever since December 11, 2013, Mojang has changed part of their policy restricting upload of videos deemed "bullying or trolling."
This is the main part of what this petition works on changing:
"If you are going to make something available on or through our Game, it must not be offensive to people or illegal, it must be honest, and it must be your own creation. The types of things you must not make available using our Game include: posts that include racist or homophobic language; posts that are bullying or trolling; posts that might damage our or another person‘s reputation; posts that include porn, advertising or someone else‘s creation or image; or posts that impersonate a moderator or try to trick or exploit people."
All-in-all, these changes are fine. However, trolling is a harmless act. Many trollers on youtube require that they undo the affects, and the players are immediately told afterwards what has happened, and how it was all for a joke. There are arguments against this, and how it's still bullying, but that doesn't mean you should completely stop someone's career over it.
ZexyZek, a decently known Minecraft youtuber has been building up his channel for 1 1/2 years through trolling, and has always undone his work, and has explained what has happened to those who get trolled after the troll. However, Mojang contacted him and demanded that he stops trolling, or the company will have youtube shut his channel down, or atleast remove all the videos.
However, this is not just affecting big youtubers such as ZexyZek. Many people find laughs in the people's reactions, and many people are now disappointed that they can no longer enjoy trolling on youtube.
But, Mojang is cheating on their standards. They say no racist or homophobic language, and nothing that can relate to anything inappropriate. Many youtubers have content that contain "material unsuited for children" that is Minecraft, yet they are not being attacked.
People, please sign this petition to let Mojang know that we want changes on how Mojang treats trolling! Many people's careers can be at stake from this, and this is affecting all the millions and millions of people who watch minecraft youtube. Removing something as harmless as trolling from media alone will do nothing except hurt the creators of the film, and those watching it. It will in no way protect those being trolled, as Mojang has no way to view what is happening on every server.
Mojang, please change your policy on Minecraft trolling and give youtubers everything they have worked on back!
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