Reddit bans gun and drug trading

Reddit is forbidding transactions for certain goods and services, including firearms, drugs, stolen goods, and sexual services.

Staring immediately, users may not use Reddit to solicit or facilitate any transaction or gift involving certain goods and services, including:

  • Firearms, ammunition, or explosives.
  • Drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, or any controlled substances (except advertisements placed in accordance with the advertising policy).
  • Paid services involving physical sexual contact.
  • Stolen goods.
  • Personal information.
  • Falsified official documents or currency.

“When considering a gift or transaction of goods or services not prohibited by this policy, keep in mind that Reddit is not intended to be used as a marketplace,” it said.

Reddit added that it takes no responsibility for any transactions users undertake.

“Always remember: you are dealing with strangers on the Internet.”

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