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Apple & Spotify Silence Alex Jones
August 6, 2018
Heather Dockray, [culture reporter at [Mashable, discusses Apple and Spotify's decision to remove some of Infowars host Alex Jones' content from their platforms.](mashable.com)
Sotheby's Holds Record Breaking Virtual Auction Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Aug 6, 2018
Facebook, YouTube, and Apple Remove Alex Jones's Infowars
The tech giants' decisions to block content by the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones may encourage other platforms to crackdown on his incendiary rhetoric, says Mashable's Heather Dockray. "The claims he's making have always been dangerous," Dockray says. "But they seem particularly paranoid as of late."
Aug 6, 2018
By Banning Alex Jones, Facebook and YouTube Set New Standards
After years of spreading incendiary conspiracy theories, the right-wing gadfly Alex Jones was kicked off Facebook, YouTube, Apple, and Spotify because recent lawsuits highlight the "real-life harm" of his rhetoric, says Axios media reporter Sara Fischer, and the tech platforms have established a new standard for acceptable speech online.
Jun 30, 2020
Apple Music Turns 5 as It Continues Rivalry With Spotify
Today, Apple Music marked its fifth year in service. The streaming service continues to rival Spotify in the digital music space as both platforms compete amid the coronavirus pandemic.