by Jon Hall, Free Market Shooter:
In a stunning display of Orwellian censorship – Facebook, Apple, Youtube, and Spotify came together in a coordinated strike yesterday to de-platform Alex Jones and his alternative news show, Infowars.
Infowars – and Jones himself – has long been mired in controversy and its credibility questioned.
Along with the Infowars podcasts being removed from both Spotify and Apple, Youtube terminated The Alex Jones Channel – Infowars’ biggest account with 2.4 million subscribers. Facebook removed four Infowars pages from their site as well: the Alex Jones Channel page, the Alex Jones page, the Infowars page, and the Infowars Nightly News page. In a blog post relating to Facebook Community Standards, the choice to remove Infowars-related pages was discussed, claiming: