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New Article at Reaxxion: “How Twitter’s New Anti-Abuse Policy Will Be Used Against #GamerGate”

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I explain the creepy ramifications of Twitter’s new anti-abuse policy at Reaxxion:

Under Twitter’s new policy, #GamerGate supporters may find themselves permanently banned from Twitter even though they have not broken the rules. With Twitter now maintaining a database of “trolls'” phone numbers, the usual method of creating a new account after getting suspended will no longer work. While r/KotakuInAction users have suggested that it may be possible to get around this by creating a Google Voice account, others have stated that Twitter may eventually become like Facebook, where Google Voice numbers don’t work for verification.

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