No, I recognize censorship is a natural occurrence on a private discussion board. I have no interest here personally. I just recognize that, as a private forum, GB can censor it as they wish. It’s the same on any other group online I’ve ever been a part of. That’s why there are multiple options available. I can’t sit here and argue moderation on this forum because I, and everyone here, agreed to those rules when we signed up. If I break the rules, I take the hit. I’ve had post hidden before, one or two removed. I was mad for a bit, took a break, and came back. This is their platform, and they can do as they wish.
And they should be able to. For what few groups I run, I do reserve the right to censor incredibly off topic or disruptive posts. And unlike this video game forum, those groups are for organizations that work in the real world, with real consequences. I sometimes need to stop someone from spreading misinformation, or just being an uncooperative pain the a. And you know what? They find another place to post.
Its not because I agree with it. It’s because I reserve the same right for myself, and it would be hypocritical of me to complain about censorship online when I know that I’ve had to use the same tool to deal with real life issues with real life consequences.