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Alex Jones' Infowars dumped from Youtube, Facebook, iTunes, & Spotify, Blames Chinese Communists

The far-right shock jock had his content removed from the websites due to hate speech and repeated violations of community guidelines.

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The only person in the media who was fighting to keep us safe from a global conspiracy run by the elites has now been silenced on the major social networks. Youtube, Facebook, and Spotify have all removed Texas-based conspiracy radio host Alex Jones from their respective services for violation of their terms of service and community guidelines. While these companies cited Jones’ use of hate speech and threats of violence as the reason for his ouster, I think we all know that this is a false flag operation perpetrated by the liberal elite, a group of literal demons (and Rosie O’Donnell) who want to kill you and your babies. Or maybe Jones is just a loudmouth clown who spreads a message of fear and violence in an effort to fleece his listeners through the sale of junk supplements and doomsday prep supplies. The demon conspiracy is more likely, I think.

Jones first appeared in the national spotlight thanks to his radio show out of Austin, Texas. On his show (and InfoWars website), gained a steady following in the wake of the September 11 attacks by promoting theories that the flying of the planes into the World Trade Center was an inside job. As the years passed, Jones offered theories on just about every big piece of news, often declaring the events happened as part of a global conspiracy orchestrated by world leaders. What could have been brushed off as harmless nonsense became much more serious in 2012, when Jones began arguing that the Sandy Hook shooting never happened and that everyone involved and shown in the media were crisis actors. More recently, Jones has been a huge supporter of president Donald Trump, verbally attacking and threatening any person or institution that may impede Trump’s progress or question his credibility.

Jones’ shows often contain aggressive rants full of bizarre accusations that are followed by threats of violence in the name of “protecting freedom.” Typically, these rants are followed by pleas to buy products from the show's sponsors. Many of these products are snake oil supplements and doomsday prep items that Jones has a personal financial stake in. Even if Alex Jones is simply a character created to sell garbage supplements to gullible people, the things he says are not kosher on the platforms he has now been booted from. As expected, Jones responded to the ouster by declaring that Chinese communists control Apple and the others and they wanted him silenced. Seems plausible to me.

Contributing Tech Editor

From The Chatty

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      August 6, 2018 12:01 PM

      Shacknews has the documents!

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      August 6, 2018 12:04 PM

      Up there on the list of topics shacknews doesn’t need to give exposure to: Alex Jones

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        August 6, 2018 12:08 PM

        Politics in general are horrible topics here, glad to have a political filter to keep that shit hidden.

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      August 6, 2018 12:04 PM

      About damn time.

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      August 6, 2018 12:11 PM

      Excellent use of "filed under" tags there Crebs.

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      August 6, 2018 12:15 PM

      Cloud people is coming for him! Better take some of his brain supplement to outsmart them!

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      August 6, 2018 12:16 PM

      At least he didn’t blame the "Deep State."

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      August 6, 2018 12:19 PM

      * S C H A D E N F R E U D E ' D *

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      August 6, 2018 12:30 PM

      Some rando in in a L4D2 PUG lobby was calling himself "reptilian" and screaming about Jones' being being banned from everywhere this morning. After I told him Alex was a cuckboy and loved taking it up the pooper from Moloch he killed his character and rage quit the server.

      https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1000/1*FVfVk_3Xuc0sDJWIARJJ8A.jpeg

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      August 6, 2018 1:10 PM

      Requisite SSJ Jones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhqUk28OwHs

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      August 6, 2018 1:14 PM

      Great! It only took them way too fucking long

    • Zek
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      August 6, 2018 1:23 PM

      Not Twitter, of course.

      The coordination is weird though, like all these companies got together and planned it out to make a show of it. If so that seems a little sketchy. They should all be enforcing their own policies all the time.

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        August 6, 2018 1:27 PM

        There was no coordination. Last week YouTube and Facebook took relatively weak stances and demoted pages and banned a couple specific videos (because doing more than that costs them money). Apple then actually just outright banned nearly all Alex Jones content from the podcast listings (because that doesn't cost them any money). Not wanting to look bad, YouTube and Facebook then followed suit and issued larger bans lest the conversation shift from how they were cracking down on Infowars to why they were going easy on InfoWars.

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        August 6, 2018 4:00 PM

        Alex, is that you?

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      August 6, 2018 1:44 PM

      That sucks. I liked watching him on YouTube when I needed something insane to laugh at.

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        August 6, 2018 2:23 PM

        You can bet end-users will be putting up his clips and shows.

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      August 6, 2018 3:32 PM

      I can't read the article from LatestChatty, what did he say that was so offensive?

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        August 6, 2018 3:38 PM

        everything

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        August 6, 2018 3:46 PM

        The main thing is that for a while now he's been pushing a conspiracy theory that the Sandy Hook Massacre never happened, and by extension no children were murdered, everyone involved was a crisis actor, and that the parents who go on TV and talk about it are lying. This has prompted the extreme crazies of the Internet to torment and harass the parents of the dead children for years now. Some are reported to have to had move several times now to get away from people willing to go to their house to torment them. A number of these parents have gotten together to sue the pants off of Alex Jones and this has prompted him to backtrack his conspiracy theory. For whatever reason this lawsuit has become the catalyst for a number of big content bandwidth providers to finally boot Alex Jones off of their services. And since Alex Jones is basically a bugfuck insane blood blister ready to burst open at any moment he has naturally folded this into his bizarre brain of conspiracies and nonsense.

        Parallel to all of that he uses the Televangelist Playbook of selling overpriced bullshit and ass wipes (seriously) to gullible followers to get rich

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyGq6cjcc3Q

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          August 6, 2018 3:51 PM

          don't forget yelling about Pizzagate until one of his nuts showed up to the place with a gun

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            August 6, 2018 5:00 PM

            And it was all Obama and Hillary until Trump showed up, now it's EVERY PRESIDENT IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. So propaganda mouthpiece seems accurate.

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        August 6, 2018 6:02 PM

        I unbanned you. Go to the website.

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          August 6, 2018 6:19 PM

          I go to the website on a daily basis when I'm at home, but I was out running an errand and waiting in a lobby.

          I also have subbed to Mercury and will continue to sub to Mercury when the opportunity allows.

          I also sub to the Twitch channel.

          I'd like to think I'm one of the model citizens around here? At least when it comes to showing your support?

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      August 6, 2018 3:39 PM

      Nice, they should be doing even more IMO

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      August 6, 2018 4:16 PM

      The world lost a beacon of truth and hope.

      Checkmate, Inter-dimensional Martian Pedophile Ring

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        August 6, 2018 5:50 PM

        Who will defend the rights of heterosexual frogs now?

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      August 6, 2018 4:20 PM

      Super Saiyan incoming

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      August 6, 2018 5:11 PM

      But def not dropped from the cover of that odd dude at the office’s laptop.

    • rms
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      August 6, 2018 6:38 PM

      Love the story, but wow the text font has gotta be changed to something more readable. Hope that's on the changelist.

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      August 6, 2018 7:38 PM

      First they came for Infowars, and I didn’t say anything because I didn’t like Infowars.

      Then they never came for me because I never accused grieving parents of murdered children of being crisis actors.


      https://twitter.com/hashtaggriswold/status/1026487086646472706?s=21