MailChimp bans Alex Jones for hateful conduct

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Another tech platform has closed the door on Infowars’ Alex Jones. Mail messaging platform MailChimp first confirmed the move in a statement to U.S. media watchdog Media Matters which said the accounts had been closed for “hateful conduct.” A MailChimp spokeswoman also confirmed it to TechCrunch via email.

In a statement MailChimp said it had terminated Infowars’ and Jones’ accounts for ToS violations — adding that while it doesn’t usually comment on individual account closures it was making an exception in this case.

“We don’t allow people to use our platform to disseminate hateful content,” it wrote, adding: “We take our responsibility to our customers and employees seriously. The decision to terminate this account was thoughtfully considered and is in line with

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