Twitter Suspends Alex Jones After CNN Blacklist Campaign

Breitbart | 8/15/2018 | Staff
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Twitter has suspended Infowars host Alex Jones for seven days following a live broadcast in which Jones told his followers to prepare their “battle rifles” to defend themselves. The stream ironically was discussing social media censorship.

Following the purge of Infowars from multiple social media platforms, Alex Jones managed to continue to operate on Twitter with few issues — much to the displeasure of CNN. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey even previously defended the company’s decision not to blacklist Jones, stating that he had yet to break any of their rules, but it seems that a single comment from Jones in a livestream broadcast via Twitter’s Periscope app was enough for Dorsey to limit Jones’ account for at least seven days — perhaps beginning to bow to pressure from CNN.

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In the Periscope broadcast, Jones warned his followers to “get your battle rifles ready by your bedside, because they’re coming,” referring to Antifa, the mainstream media, and “Chicom operatives.” Jones comments were not a call to violence but rather a call for his viewers to prepare to defend themselves. Twitter appears to...
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