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US conspiracy theorist loses war on information

Online platforms ban content for hate speech, while Twitter draws flak for not following suit

Far-right broadcaster Alex Jones, who labels his talk show Infowars, has lost the war on information.

Last Monday, within a 24-hour period, his show was taken off Facebook, YouTube, Apple and Spotify for hate speech.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 12, 2018, with the headline 'US conspiracy theorist loses war on information'. Print Edition | Subscribe