De-platforming is the term for a company that supports websites or content removing a customer. This can happen because the customer doesn’t pay the bill for hosting a website or because the customer breaks the rules of the web hosting or media company.
Conservative blogging site Treehouse.com was informed by its hosting company, WordPress.com, that the company will be booted on December 2 because the content on Treehouse is “incompatible” with WordPress.com.
And, the email delivery company MailChimp refuses to send mail for the Virginia Tea Party.
It’s almost like people are trying to silence voices with which they don’t agree.