Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | PayPal bans Alex Jones, saying he “promoted hate”

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Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Apple, and Spotify have also banned Jones.

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Alex Jones in Cleveland in 2016.

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Payment processing giant PayPal has cut off the account of Alex Jones—the latest in a long line of technology companies to cut ties with the radio host and online provocateur.

“We undertook an extensive review of the Infowars sites and found instances that promoted hate or discriminatory intolerance,” a PayPal spokesperson told New York Times journalist Nathaniel Popper.

PayPal has given Jones’ site, Infowars, 10 days to find a new payment processor.

Alex Jones has now been banned from a long list of high-profile technology platforms. Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube all recently removed Jones’ accounts from their platforms, and Apple and Spotify have blacklisted Jones’ podcasts.

Jones has faced criticism for being a purveyor of fake news—like the baseless “Pizza

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