Twitter suspends Project Veritas account over privacy violations By Reuters

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(Reuters) – Twitter Inc (NYSE:) stated on Thursday it suspended the account of conservative activist group Project Veritas for repeated violations of its non-public info coverage, which prohibits sharing, or threatening to share others’ non-public info with out consent.

The social media firm additionally briefly locked the account of the group’s founder, James O’Keefe, for violating the identical coverage, a Twitter spokeswoman stated in a press release.

Project Veritas stated in a public Telegram submit that the Tweet that led to the suspension was a video of one among their journalists asking Facebook (NASDAQ:)’s VP of integrity Guy Rosen a query about censorship. https://

“The reporter on the ground never revealed the location,” the group stated, including that it was interesting the suspension as no privateness was violated.

Twitter stated O’Keefe was required to delete the violative Tweet to regain entry to his private account. He posted a video on Twitter of him doing that.

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