Apple says it is monitoring Infowars app for content violations
Apple says it is monitoring Infowars app for content violations
Jack Dorsey at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on Nov. 9 2017
10 August, 2018, 07:19
Apple's decision to remove all episodes of Jones' popular show - rather than just specific offending episodes - is one of the largest enforcement actions meant to curb conspiratorial news content by a technology company to date.
"If we succumb and simply react to outside pressure, rather than straightforward principles we enforce (and evolve) impartially regardless of political viewpoints, we become a service that's constructed by our personal views that can swing in any direction", Jack writes.
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"We continue to monitor apps for violations of our guidelines and if we find content that violates our guidelines and is harmful to users we will remove those apps from the store as we have done previously", Apple said. The podcast app allowed access to an extensive list of previous episodes, subjecting all of those past episodes to Apple's content rules. "Any sort of violent speech [and] harassment is against our terms of service, and we would take action".
You need only read about the struggles of the parents of Noah Pozner, a six-year-old victim of the Sandy Hook massacre, to understand just how evil and hate-filled Alex Jones is.
Jones has also targeted eight other Sandy Hook families in the same way.
He now admits the shooting occurred but says his claims were free speech.
Twitter remains a holdout in this situation, as it hasn't punished or banned Jones or InfoWars like other tech giants have. As CNN points out, "his blog, Infowars.com, has over 3 million American viewers every month and his radio show, which is syndicated on more than 60 stations, is reported to have anywhere between 2 million and 5 million listeners daily". In June, The Washington Post reported that Dorsey, in an attempt to assuage conservative critics who think his platform is biased against them, took a private dinner with Republican leaders and conservative commentators in May.
Removing the hate-mongering Alex Jones from his platforms is a huge step forward in the fight against fake news.
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Root, who will be batting in the pivotal number three position, added: "I know that might be seen as quite a big jump". Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep.