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Apple & Spotify Silence Alex Jones
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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)
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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.
Sep 5, 2018
Alex Jones Crashes Hearings: 'I Want to Face My Accusers'
Well, that happened. Far-right conspiracy theorist and verbal bomb-thrower Alex Jones crashed both the Senate and House hearings on big tech Wednesday, commandeering media attention and at one point nearly getting into an altercation with Sen. Marco Rubio. Jones told Cheddar's J.D. Durkin that he was there to "face my accusers." Jones, who founded the conspiracy site InfoWars, was booted off Facebook and YouTube for peddling hate speech, though he remains active on Twitter.