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Twitter CEO Defends “Time Out For Alex Jones: Any Suspension Makes Someone Reconsider His Behavior

NBC News reports: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday defended the company’s decision this week to put Infowars’ Alex Jones in a seven-day “timeout” after Jones urged his viewers to ready their “battle rifles” against the media. Dorsey said he resisted banning Jones, the embattled conspiracy theorist and radio host, despite calls to do so, some of which came from …

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GET OUT OF MY ROOM: Live-Stream By Nazi Organizer Jason Kessler Interrupted By Furious Father [VIDEO]

The Forward reports: Jason Kessler, the organizer behind last year’s violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was knee-deep into a live-streamed conversation about Jews with neo-Nazi former U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Little when disaster struck: he was interrupted by his angry father. It led them to commiserate about their money woes, a consequence of their hate campaigns. In the …

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Indicted Kremlin Troll Farm Boosted Pro-Trump Fake News Site With Millions Of Tweets Long After Election

Bloomberg reports: Russia’s social-media trolling operation began stepping up its Twitter presence to new heights in late July 2017 — more than eight months after sowing discord and disinformation in the 2016 presidential election. The burst of activity — revealed in a new, comprehensive dataset of nearly 3 million tweets — had an overriding focus over the ensuing three months: …

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Alex Jones Names His Allies Against Globalism: Matt Drudge, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson, Twitter CEO

“I prayed a long time ago on air — and I meant it — that we’d be lifted up like a standard against the globalists and that we’d be given the information, and the words, and the stamina to wake people up against the evil, anti-human, mark of the beast, one world government, Chinese social score plan that’s now here. …

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Gateway Pundit Cans Homocon White House Reporter After His Appearance On White Nationalist Podcast

Will Sommer reports at the Daily Beast:  Gateway Pundit White House correspondent Lucian Wintrich, once heralded as the Trump movement’s scourge of the mainstream media’s press corps, is now out at the popular right-wing blog. While Gateway Pundit chief Jim Hoft claimed last week that Wintrich’s exit had been in the works for several weeks, the announcement came right after …

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Alex Jones Flees To Vimeo, Gets Immediately Banned

Business Insider reports: Vimeo has removed Alex Jones’ InfoWars from its platform for violating the company’s Terms of Service standards, a Vimeo spokesperson told Business Insider on Sunday. The videos, posted on Thursday and Friday “violated our Terms of Service prohibitions on discriminatory and hateful content,” the spokesperson said, adding that Vimeo had notified the account owner and issued a …

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Disqus Commenting System Bans All Alex Jones Sites

I had a feeling this would be next. Via InfoWars: Big Tech has declared total war on Alex Jones and free speech just four months before the midterms. Disqus banned Infowars, Prison Planet, Infowars Europe, Newswars and Alex Jones’s entire network of websites from using their comment system on Tuesday night. Disqus sent Alex Jones a vague message saying they …

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Twitter CEO: Alex Jones “Hasn’t Violated Our Rules”

The Guardian reports: Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has defended his company’s decision to continue publishing the controversial tweets of the American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, saying Jones’s content “hasn’t violated our rules”. Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify have all banned Jones’ from their platforms, saying he promoted hate speech and violence, but Twitter had allowed Jones to continue posting on …

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Email Marketer Drops InfoWars For Hate Speech

Their press release via Media Matters: MailChimp doesn’t generally comment on individual users or accounts, but we’ll make an exception today. MailChimp notified Infowars that their accounts have been terminated for violating our Terms of Service, which make it clear that we don’t allow people to use our platform to disseminate hateful content. We take our responsibility to our customers …

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Alex Jones Begs Trump For Help With “Censorship”

“Mr. President, America knows you’re real. They know the Democrats are the anti-American globalists allied with the ChiComms, radical Islam, the unelected EU, and others. If you come out before the midterms and make the censorship the big issue of them trying to steal the election. And if you make the fact we need an Internet Bill of Rights, and …

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HAT TRICK: YouTube Bans Primary Alex Jones Channel

NBC News reports: YouTube has removed Alex Jones’ page, following bans earlier Monday from Apple and Facebook. The Alex Jones Channel, which counts 2.4 million subscribers, still appeared in YouTube search results by midday Monday, but presented only a take-down notice when users clicked in. “This account has been terminated for violating YouTube’s Community Guidelines,” the notice says. YouTube counts …

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Former Trump Strategist Laments Bans For Alex Jones: Which Of The “Patriotic Voices” Will Be Next? [VIDEO]

“I think the real question here is who’s going to be next? Because at least in Alex Jones’ case, the language that they used was ‘hate speech’ and that’s a very broad term and it’s not really clear on any given day what that means to these tech companies. It’s important to remember that personnel is policy, and stacked from …

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Anonymous Vows To Expose #QAnon Nutjobs [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The hacking collective Anonymous is pledging to expose the people behind the “QAnon” conspiracy theory. The anarchist hacking group slammed the QAnon conspiracy as potentially dangerous and driven by a “brainless political agenda” in a video posted Sunday to what is widely considered the most reliable Anonymous Twitter account. “We will not see idly by while you …

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Facebook Finally Bans Alex Jones And InfoWars

Fortune Magazine reports: Problems for Alex Jones and Infowars multiplied Monday as Facebook announced it had “unpublished” four pages run by the conspiracy theorist and radio host, effectively removing him from that platform. The announcement comes just as Apple announced it had removed the entire library of five out of six Infowars’ podcasts, saying the video and audio files had …

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Apple Boots Alex Jones From iTunes For Hate Speech

Buzzfeed News reports: Apple has removed the entire library for five of Infowars’ six podcasts from its iTunes and Podcast apps, BuzzFeed News has learned. Among the podcasts, which were removed from Apples’ iTunes directory, are the show “War Room” as well as the popular Alex Jones Show podcast, which is hosted daily by the prominent conspiracy theorist. Apple’s decision …

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Facebook Finally Bans Alex Jones (But Just For 30 Days)

Mashable reports: A mere matter of days after InfoWars founder Alex Jones received yet another YouTube strike — but wasn’t banned — he’s been hit with a 30-day block on Facebook. Jones received another strike on YouTube this week for violating community guidelines in four videos, which have since been taken down. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed in an email that …

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Terrorized By Extremists, Sandy Hook Parents Accuse Facebook CEO Of “Providing A Safe Haven For Hate”

The New York Daily News reports: The parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim accused Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg of “providing a safe haven for hate” and implored him to take action against the conspiracy theorists who continue to hound them six years after their child’s death. Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa’s 6-year-old son Noah was killed at …

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CNN’s Ken Cuccinelli Posts Fake Maxine Waters Quote

Media Matters reports: CNN legal and political commentator Ken Cuccinelli, a Republican who formerly served as Virginia’s attorney general, shared a fake quote from Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) that an “illegal immigrant” should be nominated to the Supreme Court. In late June, a Twitter “parody” account pretending to be CNN tweeted an image of Waters appearing on CNN with a …

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YouTube Issues Hate Speech Strike To Alex Jones

The Verge reports: Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ YouTube channel received a strike on Tuesday for violating the site’s community guidelines, The Verge has learned. YouTube removed four videos from Jones’ channel, which has 2.4 million subscribers, that contained instances of hate speech and child endangerment, sources familiar with the matter said. YouTube channels are deleted if they get three strikes …

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Facebook Shrugs At Alex Jones’ Threats: Pantomiming Shooting Robert Mueller Doesn’t Show Credible Intent

Buzzfeed News reports: With his latest accusations of pedophilia, Alex Jones and Infowars continue to test the limits of Facebook’s rules. And Facebook continues to allow it. On his Monday afternoon show, Jones issued a prolonged rant against special counsel Robert Mueller, accusing him of raping children and overseeing their rape, and then pantomiming shooting the former FBI director. The …

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