Twitter has suspended the accounts of a number of distinguished reporters who cowl Elon Musk, report Mitchell Clark and Alex Heath of The Verge.
Clark and Heath report that the reporters embody “Ryan Mac of The New York Occasions, CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan, The Washington Put up’s Drew Harwell, The Intercept’s Micha Lee, Mashable’s Matt Binder, Aaron Rupar, and Tony Webster.
“The reporters who’ve been banned all appear to have just lately tweeted about Musk’s makes an attempt to crack down on the sharing of the whereabouts of his non-public jet. In an e mail to The Verge, Twitter’s head of belief and security, Ella Irwin, pointed to a coverage replace the corporate made yesterday prohibiting the sharing of “reside location data, together with data shared on Twitter straight or hyperlinks to Third-party URL(s) of journey routes.”
“‘With out commenting on any particular accounts, I can affirm that we’ll droop any accounts that violate our privateness insurance policies and put different customers in danger,’ Irwin mentioned within the e mail. ‘We don’t make exceptions to this coverage for journalists or every other accounts.’”
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