Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doubles down on his criticism of Facebook and YouTube while defending Alex Jones’ right to keep tweeting (TWTR)

NBC Jack Dorsey doubled down on his criticism of Facebook and YouTube for removing Infowars host Alex Jones. In a new interview with NBC News, the Twitter CEO said his peers had been “inconsistent” in their handling of Jones. He defended Jones’ right to keep tweeting, despite Twitter freezing the conspiracy theorist’s account for seven […]

Alex Jones’ flagship radio station shut down by Federal Communications Commission

The US communications regulator has shut down Alex Jones’ flagship radio station and slapped it with a $ 15,000 fine. A lawsuit filed in the US District Court in Austin this week accuses Liberty Radio of operating without federal consent since at least 2013, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The Austin-based station has been solely streaming […]

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho needs to get the Red Devils thinking this – Phil Jones

That’s the view of United defender Phil Jones who missed out on the squad that beat Leicester on the opening weekend. United ended last season in second place, though were 19 points behind champions Manchester City in the final standings. Jose Mourinho’s side also made the FA Cup final but were beaten by Chelsea thanks […]

The 8 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami’

It’s another catch-up week here at the disc and streaming column, so we’ve got a lot to recommend this week, from a giant mega-blockbuster to a tiny indie drama, from a musical bio-documentary to a knockout border Western, plus new-to-Blu catalogue titles and a pair of killer Elmore Leonard movies on your streaming subscription services. […]

Twitter says it will not ban Alex Jones and Infowars accounts

The Twitter accounts of Alex Jones and his show Infowars have not been suspended because the conspiracy theorist hasn’t violated the rules of the social network service, company CEO has explained. “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday. We know that’s hard for many but the reason is simple: he hasn’t violated our rules,” […]

Facebook bans Alex Jones and InfoWars pages

Facebook has removed four pages from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, saying that the channels “repeatedly” violated its hate speech and bullying policies. Last week, Facebook removed four videos from the channels and suspended the controversial radio personality for 30 days. However, today it wrote that since the earlier action didn’t seemed to deter Jones, it […]

Apple, Facebook, and Spotify yank Alex Jones’ Infowars for hate speech

Having previously offered international platforms to fringe conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website Infowars, tech companies Apple, Facebook and Spotify each took steps to block access to their content late yesterday, reports Buzzfeed News. The companies each said that Jones’ content was pulled for containing “hate speech.”…Read More

Op-ed: Alex Jones is a crackpot—but banning him from Facebook might be a bad idea

Enlarge / Alex Jones (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images) Facebook and YouTube both have strict rules against posting content that is hateful, pornographic, or violates someone’s privacy. But what if someone posts content that is just egregiously false? Right now, neither Facebook nor YouTube have rules banning this kind of content. And critics say that’s a […]

Spotify removes some Alex Jones podcast episodes for “hate content”

Enlarge / Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. (credit: Sean P. Anderson / Wikimedia Commons) Spotify has removed episodes of InfoWars host Alex Jones’ podcast from its streaming service, according to multiple reports. The music streaming company deleted an unspecified number of The Alex Jones Show episodes for violating its hate content policy. “We take reports of […]

Alex Jones is trying to get the Sandy Hook parents’ defamation lawsuit against him thrown out

Screenshot/InfoWars Alex Jones’s lawyers were due to ask a Texas court on Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit against him and his InfoWars website filed by parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre who accused him of slander. Jones used his media platform to call the mass shooting at an elementary school […]