Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones
10 August, 2018, 07:50 | Author: Carlos George
CEO Jack Dorsey also tried to clarify the company's position in a series of tweets, saying that while Jones had not violated Twitter's rules, the company will "continue to promote a healthy conversational environment by ensuring tweets aren't artificially amplified".
Twitter/RealAlexJonesThe drive to keep Alex Jones off the major online platforms may have had some unintended consequences-at least temporarily. "Moving forward, we all need more clarity on what their rules are and how they intend to enforce them".
He has "built a vast audience" peddling theories that include claims that the 9/11 attacks were staged by the USA government and that the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012 was "faked by left-wing forces to promote gun control", the newspaper says.
"This is what serves the public conversation best", he added. The trillion dollar company has removed five of the six podcasts produced by InfoWars, the conspiracy theory empire that Jones founded to spread misinformation. Jones, who was once described as a "performance artist" by his own lawyer, disputes that.
Jack Dorsey defended Twitter's decision to allow Alex Jones to keep tweeting after Apple, Facebook, and YouTube all banned the Infowars presenter.
Alex Jones is no longer welcome at Apple.
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An Apple spokesperson cited the company's clear hate speech guidelines and added that, while it is happy to represent a wide range of views, respect towards people with differing opinions is crucial.
In the same thread, Dorsey said Twitter in the past has "been bad at explaining our decisions" but that they're "fixing that". After the tech giant's move to remove Jones' content, other companies followed suit.
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An Apple spokesperson was not immediately available to comment on Monday but the company did issue a statement on Sunday. The multi-company action against Infowars began with Spotify removing all episodes of The Alex Jones Show podcast.
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