Twitch’s Trump ban sustained after leaving workplace

 Twitch’s Trump ban sustained after leaving workplace

great deals of f’s in the chat today–.

Video-streaming account released in 2019, dealt with very first suspension in 2020.

An icon for the Twitch app displayed on a smartphone screen.

Enlarge/ Picture illustration of the Twitch logo design on a smartphone.

On Wednesday, an automatic alert about Twitch account bans consisted of a rather surprising account name: “@DonaldTrump.” The surprise came because Twitch had already ” forever suspended” the previous president’s official Twitch channel on January 7 in the wake of his January 6 speech inciting a seditious riot at the United States Capitol.

Following this Wednesday alert, Twitch verified to Ars Technica that this was no accident: Trump’s account is indeed straight-out prohibited. Wednesday’s news lines up with a Tuesday claim by DW News press reporter Dana Regev, who had hinted at Twitch waiting up until after President Joe Biden’s inauguration to make a firmer ruling on the previous ban.

The service took the unusual action of outlining the specific factor for the restriction, a courtesy generally not booked to those affected. This lack of clarity emerged in particular when Twitch offered no description for prohibiting Person “DrDisres

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