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Alphabet Inc’s YouTube will lift its suspension on former US President Donald Trump’s channel when it determines that the risk of real-world violence has decreased, company CEO Susan Wojcicki said on Thursday.
YouTube suspended Trump’s channel for violating anti-incitement to violence policies after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of the former president in January.
“The channel remains suspended due to the risk of incitement to violence,” Wojcicki said, speaking in an interview with the head of the Atlantic Council think tank. She said recent warnings from Capitol Hill police of a potential new attack on Thursday showed a “high risk of violence remains.”