Guarantee VI - Due Process
No Party shall take any punitive action against any other Party without informing the second Party of the exact, specific, and precise nature and cause of said action, and, without providing the second Party reasonable opportunity to rectify the infraction and make good, their standing with the first Party. Nor may any Detached Party hold accountable any Parties whose actions are not directly, and demonstrably connected to the Detached Party.
If someone is in trouble, they need to be told EXACTLY why and they need to have an opportunity to make it right. It’s common decency.
I understand that a Platform banning for repeated infractions of the rules is going to happen, but at that point, the End User has already been given the chance to make it right, in many cases. However, the Platform still needs to tell the End User exactly why they’re being punished.
The section about Detached Parties not holding Parties accountable whose actions are not related to the Detached party has two meanings. Number one, don’t be a jerk and just pick sides in a fight you’re not involved in. I’m not trying to tell you who you can and can’t associate with, just don’t attack the person if they didn’t do anything directly to you. The other meaning behind this one is a direct ban on Platforms punishing people for their behavior that happened exclusively off of their Platform, including other Platforms and real life. A Platform that sets rules for behavior off Platform is trying to dictate parts of your life they have no business being involved in. If this kind of policy was allowed, then the Platform with the strictest rules would rule the Internet.
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