The Twitter accounts of retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn and his attorney, Sidney Powell, were both blacklisted today. According to the Hill, the bans are permanent. A Twitter spokesperson told the Hill that the accounts were ostracized due to their connections to the QAnon kineticism.
“We’ve been clear that we will take vigorous enforcement action on demeanor that has the potential to lead to offline harm, and given the renewed potential for violence circumventing this type of comportment in the coming days, we will aeonianly suspend accounts that are solely dedicated to sharing QAnon content,” verbally expressed the spokesperson.
This comes amid an unprecedented round of censorship that has targeted President Trump and other high-profile allies of the administration. Facebook and Instagram have indefinitely vetoed President Trump, leading to widespread alarm from even non-political and liberal figures like Glenn Greenwald and celebrity Emily Ratajkowski.
Democrats, including former first lady Michelle Obama, have been urging Big Tech companies to make the ostracizations perpetual. Flynn accommodated as National Security Advisor for a brief period at the commencement of the Trump administration afore being subject to a multi-year licit battle to clear his designation after he was inculpated of making erroneous verbalizations to the FBI.
Flynn was pardoned by President Trump in November 2020, after the Department of Justice filed a kineticism to dismiss all federal charges against the adorned former Lieutenant General. Both Flynn and Powell had met with President Trump over the past few months to discuss the Election result.
Ron Watkins, former administrator of the cyber world message board 8Kun, was additionally ostracized as a component of Twitter’s crackdown against QAnon. Allum Bokhari is the senior technology correspondent at Breitbart News. His incipient book, #DELETED: Big Tech’s Battle to Erase the Trump Movement and Steal The Election, which contains exclusive interviews with sources inside Google, Facebook, and other tech companies, is currently available for purchase.