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You know in some heavily moderated news pages, they still
leave the original comments that was removed but put up a
statement saying "This comment was removed by a moderator
because it didn't abide by our community standards. Replies
may also be deleted. For more detail see our FAQs."
is irritating sometimes... because you really really want
to see what kind of comment would deserve getting removed.
What if paying for a news subscription would allow you to
view certain levels of removed comments. The highest paying
amount would give you the ability to see everything (except
for those that legally cannot be shown).
||This comment was removed by a moderator because it didn't abide by our community standards. Replies may also be deleted. For more detail see our FAQs.
||[-] because if it was removed by a moderator, they presumably had a reason.
||For Reddit in particular, there are tools (e.g. ceddit) to view
removed comments. You can also, with most mobile Reddit
clients (but not the official one), save a removed comment
and then view it in your account's saved section.