OPINION - YouTube blocks monetisation of Russell Brand’s channel: Tech and Science Daily podcast

YouTube blocks monetisation of Russell Brand’s channel (Alamy/PA)
YouTube blocks monetisation of Russell Brand’s channel (Alamy/PA)

YouTube has suspended the monetisation of Russell Brand’s YouTube channel following allegations made against the comedian and presenter. In a statement, the tech platform said it was taking the action on Brand's channel for "violating" its "creator responsibility policy" and "to protect" its users.

In recent years the media personality has built up over 6.6 million subscribers on YouTube by posting regular videos about things such as spirituality and politics.

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