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    New Reddit Boss Announces Site Restrictions

    Read it and weep, trolls. A week into his job as CEO, Steve Huffman announced new restrictions, including a “not safe for work” tag requiring users to log in before reading less “decent” content. Changes also include shuttering subreddit “/r/raping women,” for violating the site’s ban on inciting violence, and reclassifying racist content as NSFW. Though official policy changes will await the creation of enforcement tools, Reddit’s clearly gearing up to battle cyber-bullies. Former CEO Ellen Pao still has hope, saying, “I’m rooting for the humans over the trolls.”

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