Stephen Colbert's Spoof Alex Jones-Esque Character Is Also Getting Banned Online

Stephen Colbert's Spoof Alex Jones-Esque Character Is Also Getting Banned Online

Stephen Colbert's Spoof Alex Jones-Esque Character Is Also Getting Banned Online

"We'll enforce if he does", Dorsey tweeted. "When users violate these policies repeatedly, like our policies against hate speech and harassment or our terms prohibiting circumvention of our enforcement measures, we terminate their accounts".

Meanwhile, after being banned on multiple platforms the Infowars app is surging up the charts on both the Google Play and the Apple Store. "Your platform does not operate in a vacuum", she said in a tweet to Dorsey.

Jones is now being sued by the parents of Sandy Hook victims for claiming the 2012 mass school shooting was a hoax. "Apple does not tolerate hate speech, and we have clear guidelines that creators and developers must follow to ensure we provide a safe environment for all of our users", Apple said in a statement to BuzzFeed.

Colbert was referring to the news that tech companies and social media sites have chose to either ban or pull content from Infowars and Jones from their sites.

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On Monday, InfoWars host Alex Jones raged after his coffers of conspiracy-filled content were deleted from YouTube (where his channels boasted 2.4 million followers). "This is what serves the public conversation best", Dorsey said.

Meanwhile, YouTube also got in on the disciplinary action, removing some of Jones' videos and suspending his capacity to broadcast live for a considerable 90-day period.

Further in Dorsey's thread, he said it was up to journalists to "document, validate, and refute" claims like Jones'. Both sites had already temporarily limited his publishing power, and Spotify showed itself ready to act against Jones when it removed some of his podcasts last week. While he doesn't look like Jones, he sounds just like him while parodying the Infowars host calling on viewers to send donations in wake of popular platforms turning against him. CEO Jack Dorsey (below) took to the platform to explain that decision, and was hit with a steady stream of feedback telling him he needs to have a rethink.

"Spotify can confirm it has removed specific episodes of "The Alex Jones Show" podcast for violating our hate content policy". But it became a hot issue in the USA after companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter were accused of failing to stop alleged Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election.

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