Reddit bans nude photos, sex videos posted without consent

Reddit, the online message board known for its users’ unrestrained posts, is going against its laissez-faire philosophy and moving to restrict an abusive form of sexual content.

Under a revised privacy policy going into effect on March 10, it will be officially prohibited for Reddit users to post naked photos and sex videos if they lack permission from the people depicted.

Affected people should email the company at contact@reddit.com to expedite the removal of the offending photos or videos “as quickly as possible,” Reddit said in the policy.

Reddit, which bills itself as “the front page of the Internet,” has built its following of nearly 160 million users by letting them express themselves with various degrees of anonymity to communicate about any topic. The site’s “Ask Me Anything” discussions are popular threads.

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