Apple removes Alex Jones podcasts from iTunes for hate speech

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Apple has removed a number of podcasts created by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his InfoWars site from the Podcasts app and iTunes store. The decision to remove the content comes as Facebook also censures Jones, un-publishing four of the radio host’s pages this morning for violating the social network’s rules against hate speech.

Apple says the removal of Jones’ podcasts — which was first reported Sunday night by BuzzFeed News — was due to similar violations.

“Apple does not tolerate hate speech, and we have clear guidelines that creators and developers must follow to ensure we provide a safe environment for all of our users,” said an Apple spokesperson in a press…

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