Reddit Bans Landing Page for Hacked Celebrity Nude Photos

September 7, 2014 9:58 PM

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Reddit Bans Landing Page for Hacked Celebrity Nude Photos

Administrators of the social networking site Reddit on Saturday banned the page where many hacked photos of naked celebrities landed when they flooded the internet almost a week earlier. Around the same time, Reddit released a statement saying they would not censor what is posted on their website, unless the content was illegal, because "we believe that you — the user — has the right to choose between right and wrong."

The seemingly contradictory actions sparked some confusion, prompting Reddit to release two more statements on Sunday. A systems administrator explained that while Reddit was proclaiming they would "uphold free speech" on Reddit, users were repeatedly violating laws on the posting page that was seei...

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