Twitter Shuts Down Accounts of Vice Co-Founder Gavin McInnes, Proud Boys Ahead of 'Unite the Right' Rally
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By Janko Roettgers
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Twitter suspended the accounts of Vice Magazine co-founder Gavin McInnes and his far-right Proud Boys group Friday afternoon. The suspension came ahead of this weekend's "Unite the Right" rally in Washington D.C.
The accounts were shut down for violating the company's policies prohibiting violent extremist groups, Twitter said in a statement to Buzzfeed News, which was first to report the suspension.
McInnes co-founded Vice Magazine together w ...