Anonymous Claims Anti-ISIS Twitter Accounts Being Shut Down

March 8, 2016

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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: Techworm.net, March 7, 2016.