As per Twitter's policy, while Jones can browse and send direct messages to his followers, he would not be able to tweet, retweet, or like.
CNN reviewed Jones's tweets last week and discovered that contrary to the company's own statements, Alex Jones has violated Twitter's rules regarding hate speech and incitement.
"We can confirm that [Alex Jones'] account now has limited functionality", a Twitter rep said in a statement. The company defiantly refused to follow the tech industry's lead, saying it would hold Jones to the same standards as everyone else, and that he'd lose his account only if he broke Twitter's rules.
Last week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said, "He hasn't violated our rules".
It was unclear why the companies were cracking down on Jones now, after allowing him to publish for years.
Buzzfeed Newsreports that the InfoWars account has been suspended for seven days as well. "This is all just about people exercising their power to bully people, this is really insane", he said.
Yesterday, the main web domain for InfoWars.com experienced what Jones described as an online attack, supposedly a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack - which occurs when a website is artificially overloaded with visitors, causing it to shut down.
Dorsey said he wasn't involved in the decision to restrict the accounts, and that he found out about it after the fact through a text from Twitter lead counsel Vijaya Gadde, who also attended the interview.
But finally, late Tuesday night, Twitter appears to have handed Jones literally the lightest form of punishment available.
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