This is basically government imposed censorship via proxy:
Senate Democrats wrote a letter to YouTube’s CEO, citing concern about rampant election misinformation on the platform.
As noted in recent posts Google and Twitter have both recently taken steps to censor views by scientists that go against the current narrative. Eminent scientists have, in those cases, asked questions about current pandemic policies – that question the underlying assumptions behind them. When we censor even asking questions, we suspend the pursuit of new knowledge.