Apple's app store developer policy specifies that apps "should not include content that is offensive, insensitive, upsetting, meant to disgust, or in exceptionally poor taste", including content that is "defamatory, discriminatory, or mean-spirited content, including references or commentary about religion, race, sexual orientation, gender, national/ethnic origin, or other targeted groups".
But Web users can still access Infowars through its website and through the same tech companies that just banned it. Google offers the Infowars app for Android users, and Apple customers can download it through the App Store.
As a mystifying capper, Jack concluded that it's the media's job to stop unsafe men like Jones, not Twitter's. The app allows you to stream programs from the conspiracy site and access content shared on InfoWars.
The Infowars app contains only rebroadcasts of the current day's episodes, subjecting a much smaller set of content to the rules. He's a conspiracy theorist and far-right broadcaster whose hate-filled behavior includes spending years claiming that the horrific Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax.
Unlike Apple's podcast service, which linked to a list of Jones's previous episodes, the Infowars app doesn't offer a catalogue of old shows.
'We continue to monitor apps for violations of our guidelines and if we find content that violates our guidelines and is harmful to users we will remove those apps from the store as we have done previously, ' Apple said.
Six families of the victims have sued Jones for defamation.
Jones has also claimed that the September 11, 2001 attacks on NY and Washington were staged by the United States government.
While running for president in 2015, Donald Trump told Jones his reputation was 'amazing'.
It appears that the InfoWars app hasn't done anything to violate Apple's App Store review guidelines for developers-or it hasn't been caught doing so yet.
"I didn't campaign incredibly hard, a lot of the footwork was public outcry", Holt admits.
In the thread, Dorsey says they are "going to hold Jones to the same standard we hold to every account, not taking one-off actions to make us feel good in the short term, and adding fuel to new conspiracy theories", presumably referencing the theory that conservative voices have been getting "shadow banned" from the platform, but it's an odd choice of words considering who we're talking about.