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Regarding The Recent Bans, Removal of Staff, and The Site's Future

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Hello people,

As you guys saw a day or two ago, we made a thread regarding the Rule 7C Illegal Activities. We decided to modify the rule as it would've protected people who were in a consensual relationship where someone can accuse another of misconduct, NSFW Discord channels, and obviously IP scanning as shown below.

  • Distribution of evidence used in cases (such as IP addresses to find alternate accounts or malicious files innocently shared for investigative purposes) could be punished as “doxxing” or “sharing dangerous files” if there was no consent.
  • Actions within a consensual relationship where someone can accuse another of misconduct further down the line. This can result in both individuals of said relationship getting banned.
  • Many individuals in a NSFW channel on Discord could technically be affected by the rule if there were reports of ages being lied about, or if there was a report of no consent within a mix of individuals under 18 and over 18.

Now this obviously led up to the unbanning of Daylon and Stunky staying, this was our first vote and obviously reading this, I can tell the confused faces on you saying "why would we ever do such a thing?". It's mainly for the reasoning why which was posted above, it was to protect the three bullet points so it would not lead to people being banned, especially, the NSFW channels because lets say you have an under 18 in your clan and he views it, the leaders of the chat could be held responsible. At the end of the day, we were over-thinking this and did not view the most simple answer which was that this counts as child pornography.

Massive credit goes out to @Savannah for this next paragraph as she was heavily involved in our change of decision. After having a second discussion of this with ex-admins, we decided as a group that the 3 bullet points shown are very different to what the case is really about, As far as NSFW channels on discord go, discord’s policy is to punish anyone who doesn’t properly label NSFW channels. If an owner of a server labels an NSFW channel, they are adding an age gate. Age gates are what can be found on any site with NSFW content - if you go to any porn site for the first time, it’ll pop up and ask you if you are over 18. Children are the ones responsible for lying if they say yes to the age gate. The same exact thing applies to Twitter. They have an age gate - if you provide your DOB and you are under 18, they block NSFW content. As far as the punishment for children? There isn’t any real punishment, the best explanation I could find is this:


It’s against Twitter and Discord policies to view NSFW content while underage, however it is only illegal in certain jurisdictions. Now what’s different is if it’s knowingly done. As an example, sending NSFW content to a minor in DMs.


This is mainly an argument to show why we are banning the following people:
- Daylon
- Ryan
- Stunky
- and 2 other minors (besides Ryan) that were not on site staff

All 5 have been known to be illegally sexting/sending nudes to their respective relationship in this list which is a violation under the laws for their own country/state. If you need any further details on this including links of the law for it, then I can talk about it in PM as I rather not flood the thread with site links.

Staff changes

Obviously due to the recent banning, we have a lot of staff changes to be discussed on:

- Daylon, Stunky and Ryan are no longer mods and have lost all their respective staff roles as they are banned.
- Joeey has decided to resign from moderator, we wish him well in his future endeavors, which will actually take place as the new Registry Staff Manager. The amount of moderators being dropped/leaving does mean we will need new moderators, however, we cannot guarantee the staff applications will be open as we will handpick moderators if suitable and available.
- Media Staff will now be run by Charge and Alex.

Once again, we, MKB Moderators and Admins, apologise for not seeing this in the first place, we mainly wanted to protect the 3 rules shown above due to how many people use such channels, relationships, IP scans for modding purposes. However, we finally understood with help of ex-admins, that it isn't the same. And on a final note, we made a mistake, but not everyone is perfect whether it was a major or minor one. We do expect a lot of hate against MKB Staff for our original thread and vote but at least we owned up to the mistakes and instead of being stubborn about it and keeping the following players unbanned, we understood what was wrong and made it right. Further tweaks may be made to the rule for better clarity, so hopefully, everyone understands the current decision which is banning the players, and we promise to be consistent with it and do what's best for the community and site.

- MKB Staff
 
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Cool! Punishing the victims. Nice power abuse. Stunky is innocent. Good witch hunt you have going on there.
 
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Cool! Punishing the victims. Nice power abuse. Stunky is innocent. Good witch hunt you have going on there.
You just gotta believe it, unless you really want me to show you the leaks of the photos. Doubt we'd want that to happen.
 

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I want this thread to remain open so we can talk about this, I am pretty disappointed in us and myself for not showing more backlash against the initial decision but we made things right.

Please keep all posts on here civil, flaming and spam will be moderated.
 

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profanity is the leading cause to get your point across

in other words, hes mad hes mad
 

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Just before I get anymore PMs about this, both the under-aged players sent pictures as well. Obviously, they are in the fault here too.


ok now carry on giving me the free likes
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Hate to be the dad here, but think the past few months have shown apparently people forgot that just because its discord doesn't mean pedophilia actions aren't the same thing as opening up a facebook chat with a 14 year old. Before sending the D make sure to get the ID. Or just send Sunny D instead because that is probably more desirable.
 
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