Reddit is Now ‘Quarantining’ Their Edgier Communities

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Good news for fans of some of Reddit’s edgier communities: you might not get banned, you might just get “quarantined.” So what is quarantining, you ask? Helpfully, Reddit has provided an easy explanation:

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So basically you will be shunned from the rest of Reddit while you are visiting those grim sites.

Of course some of the users of these sites are royally pissed off:

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Others get that they’re “dancing with the devil” when they go to sites like r/gore or r/picsofdeadkids and are thus okay with the quarantine as opposed to an outright ban:

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So what are the sites that are being quarantined? Well, here’s a partial list:

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As you can see, some of the more classically offensive sites are now gone — but r/SpaceDicks remains, so cherish these small victories.

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