Youtube, Apple, Facebook & Spotify Ban Infowars' Alex Jones

Headline Roundup August 6th, 2018

Facebook, Apple, Youtube, and Spotify have all banned conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of Infowars, citing hate speech violations. Supporters of the decision say that Jones' content is too hateful and incites violence, while opponents claim that the tech platforms are prejudiced against conservative speech.

Youtube, Apple, Facebook & Spotify Ban Infowars' Alex Jones

From the Center
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Several big technology companies including Apple Inc. and YouTube removed links to content from the controversial far-right website Infowars, deepening the debate over how internet platforms should handle divisive or offensive content.

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From the Right
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The case for the move might seem self-evident to a certain segment of the left, but it should give the rest of us pause.

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From the Left
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The internet’s king of conspiracy theories just lost millions of followers after Google’s sister company pulled the plug. Twitter, however, is open for business.

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