Alex Jones is Reinstated on X Following Elon Musk Poll

If you’re tired of censorship and dystopian threats against civil liberties, subscribe to Reclaim The Net. Political commentator and show host Alex Jones has been reinstated on X after Elon Musk voiced his thoughts on the matter, declaring “Vox Populi, Vox Dei” and conducting a poll. Jones, a host on the platform Infowars, and now on MugClub was permanently banned from Twitter in September 2018. This decision followed a series of events, including a confrontational encounter with CNN reporter Oliver Darcy. In August 2018, during a congressional hearing on social media, Jones had a heated exchange with Darcy, accusing him of being against free speech and supporting censorship. This confrontation was livestreamed on Periscope, a live video streaming app owned by Twitter, which brought it directly under Twitter’s scrutiny. Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admitted that CNN was part of the reason why Jones was banned from the platform. “…We got into a situation where suddenly a bunch of people were reporting content on our platform, including CNN, who wrote an article about all things that might violate our rules that we looked into and we gave him [Alex Jones] one of the warnings,” Dorsey said in 2018. At the time Jones’s video with Darcy was broadcast, Darcy had already successfully lobbied many of the Big Tech giants to deplatform Jones and Infowars. Jones was confronting Darcy to call him out for this behavior. Jones referred to Darcy as a “rat,” a “sociopath,” “a possum that crawled out of the…Alex Jones is Reinstated on X Following Elon Musk Poll