Hellbanning is a practice used by some online community managers to block content added by spammers and Internet trolls, as well as other individuals whose interests do not coincide with the managers

Peterson’s Hellbanned Laws

  1. Those who comment on internet voting will, on average, get downvoted themselves.

  2. Regardless how sophisticated a social network’s hellbanning strategy, this network will undoubtedly be obsoleted by its hellbanning strategy.

  3. Teenagers and programmers are not coincidentally the two most likely to hellban.