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YouTube isn’t cool with videos of Tesla FSD beta testing on kids


YouTube removed two videos from its platform showing Tesla drivers using their own children to conduct vehicle safety tests.
The tests were meant to prove that Tesla’s Autopilot and “full self-driving” (FSD) beta software — the automaker’s advanced driver assistance systems which have automated driving features but do not enable the cars to drive themselves — would automatically detect pedestrians, and children, that are walking or standing in the road and avoid hitting them.
A YouTube spokesperson told CNBC, which first reported the news, that the social media platform removed the videos because YouTube doesn’t allow content showing a minor participating in dangerous activities or encouraging minors to do dangerous activities. YouTube is a division of parent company Alphabet, which also owns autonomous vehicle company Waymo.
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