Mailchimp Polices Anti-Vaccine Content

Mailchimp Policy Decisions

Mailchimp reached out to NBC to let everyone know that they had terminated several accounts that were sending “anti-vaccine” content and would be cracking down even further on this type of content going forward.

Notably, Mailchimp said they would removing information that is contrary to what the “leading health authorities” decree, a policy decision which is essentially identical to the one YouTube enacted nearly a year later during the COVID-19 pandemic:

We trust the world’s leading health authorities, like the CDC, WHO, and the AAP, and follow their guidance when assessing this type of misuse of our platform.

Sources / Relevant Material

  1. Reclaim The Net "MailChimp has banned anti-vax newsletters" by Didi Rankovic (17 Jun 2019)
  2. The Hill "Mailchimp cracks down on anti-vaccination content" by Rebecca Klar (13 Jun 2019)