Twitch streamers plan protest Wednesday over harassment on the site


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#ADayOffTwitch is a one-day strike of the streaming platform by streamers, set for Wednesday. Their grievance with the company is what they see as its inaction when it comes to stopping "hate raids" and other forms of harassment. Twitch says it supports a #ADayOffTwitch and the streamers participating in the protest. 


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"No one should have to experience malicious and hateful attacks based on who they are or what they stand for, and we are working hard on improved channel-level ban evasion detection and additional account improvements to help make Twitch a safer place for creators," a Twitch spokesperson said in an email Tuesday.