How does Reddit detect evasion?
We will continue to refine what we classify as ban evasion, but as of today, we look at accounts that meet either of these criteria: A user is banned from a subreddit, returns on a second account, and then is reported to us by a moderator of the subreddit..
What is a ban evasion?
Ban evasion usually refers to a user being banned from a subreddit, then using an alternative Reddit account to continue participating on that subreddit. Ban evasion can also refer to a subreddit being created or repurposed to reconstitute or serve the same objective as a previously banned subreddit.
Is Ban evasion illegal?
Evading a ban isn’t illegal in and of itself, exactly, but it is a violation of the site’s TOS. If you continue to insist on trespassing on his site, however, he CAN have you brought up on harassment charges.
Why was a subreddit banned?
On 10 June 2015, Reddit banned five subreddits, citing an anti-harassment policy. … A Reddit admin said, “We will ban subreddits that allow their communities to use the subreddit as a platform to harass individuals when moderators don’t take action”.
How do you tell if you’re banned from a subreddit?
Look for a “Removed” Tag on Your Post If you are banned by an AutoModerator, you will not receive a private message. You will still be able to comment and post on the subreddit, but anything you post will be removed right away. The AutoModerator can be commanded to remove all posts from a specific user.
How do I ban someone from my Subreddit?
Reddit Help To ban or mute a user, go to the list of moderation tools on the right-hand sidebar of your community and click “Ban Users” or “Mute Users.”