Apple bans InfoWars app as Alex Jones cries 'digital martial law'

Doris Richards
September 13, 2018

Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the media while visiting the U.S. Senate's Dirksen Senate office building as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 2018.

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The bad news for Alex Jones, the notorious internet conspiracy theorist, keeps coming.

Apple could not be immediately reached for comment.

Apple was the first company to remove Infowars content from its platform after which YouTube and Facebook followed suit. After Jones' ban from Facebook, YouTube, and Apple's podcast platform, the app surged to the third spot in Apple's App Store...

Last month, Twitter banned Jones and Infowars for seven days, citing tweets that it said violated the company's rules against abusive behavior, which state that a user may not engage in targeted harassment of someone or incite other people to do so.

As BuzzFeed noted, Jones' app did not store content locally - though watching Infowars content for any stretch of time would nearly certainly involve seeing content that barrelled past the limits of those guidelines.

Launched hardly two months earlier, ' app offers direct access to his InfoWars website and radio programs, as well an online store that sells supplements and other products used to fund his operations.

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