“With the massive volume of videos on our site, sometimes we make the wrong call,” a YouTube spokesperson told Motherboard. “When it’s brought to our attention that a video has been removed mistakenly, we act quickly to reinstate it. We also offer uploaders the ability to appeal removals and we will re-review the content.”

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It’s not clear whether a human or one of YouTube’s infamously broken algorithms determined the content was in violation of the policies, though Pohorecky told Motherboard that a new interface for appealing takedowns introduced in July was actually more confusing than the previous one. In the meantime, YouTube has been making some progress not actually removing profiles linked to hate groups and white supremacist movements, so there’s that.

[Motherboard]