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Twitter bans Alex Jones and Infowars for abusive behaviour

Twitter bans Alex Jones and Infowars for abusive behaviour

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Twitter says it has permanently suspended the accounts of Alex Jones and his Infowars website.It made the move after a number of tweets that violated Twitter's abusive behaviour policy, the company said.A number of tech giants, including YouTube and Facebook, deleted the right-wing conspiracy theorist's content last month, citing hate speech.The radio host is best known for spreading unsubstantiated allegations about tragic events, including 9/11.He is currently being sued for defamation by the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which he has repeatedly claimed was a "giant hoax". Twenty children under the age of seven and six adults died in the attack.Twitter said the ban was a resul...