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Alex Jones of InfoWars talks to reporters outside a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Wednesday. Twitter has permanently suspended the conspiracy theorist, citing violations of its policy on abusive behavior. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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An antenna tower is seen at the Orchard Plaza apartment building in Austin in 2014, the year the FCC imposed a penalty on the building's owners for operating a pirate radio station. Google Maps/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Alex Jones, shown here at a July 2016 rally in support of then-candidate Donald Trump, says he is being subjected to a "purge" from big tech companies. Lucas Jackson/Reuters hide caption

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Alex Jones and his Infowars channels have been removed from YouTube; Facebook and Apple's iTunes have also deleted most or all of his outlets on their services. He's seen here being escorted from a rally near the 2016 Republican National Convention. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Alex Jones of InfoWars.com has questioned the authenticity of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and now the parents of two children killed in the massacre are suing him. Lucas Jackson/Reuters hide caption

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Pastor Frank Pomeroy and his wife Sherri speak during a press conference at the entrance to the First Baptist Church, after a mass shooting that killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas, last November. Mark Ralston /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio talk show host Alex Jones speaks during a rally in support of Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 18. Brooks Kraft/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio Conspiracy Theorist Claims Ear Of Trump, Pushes 'Pizzagate' Fictions

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