If I remember correctly, he’s been suspended from Twitter previously, as have some others that return and repeat the same behavior. Twitter’s reporting program sucks.
Right-wing super troll and Breitbart.com contributor Milo Yiannopoulos has been banned from Twitter forever. The announcement comes from the social network after years of Yiannopoulos using the service to direct his followers to hound and harass people with racist, bigoted, and sexist threats.
That ended on Tuesday.
But this week he went far. According to Twitter, it was Yiannopoulos who led the harassment campaign against Ghostbusters actor Leslie Jones that inspired the SNL cast member’s decision to leave Twitter. The tweets, many of which targeted Jones for being black and a woman, were the final straw for Twitter, which is taking steps to try to solve its harassment problem.
According to the company, the permanent suspension isn’t a matter of speech as much as a matter of behavior — specifically, a violation of Twitter’s rules regarding the targeted abuse of specific users.
Yiannopoulos and his rabid…
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