Anonymous Claims Anti-ISIS Twitter Accounts Being Shut Down

March 8, 2016


The hacker collective Anonymous has alleged that accounts belonging to its members have been suspended from Twitter for “harassing” ISIS. Anonymous itself has been involved in #OpISIS, during which they have reported accounts involved in and sharing ISIS content to Twitter administrators. According to Anonymous, it has gotten 125,000 accounts suspended.

The Anonymous accounts involved in #OpISIS that were suspended from Twitter received no emails explaining the reason for their suspension, and some were reinstated after a brief period.

Source:, March 7, 2016.