Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Defends Decision To Suspend InfoWars’ Alex Jones

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended the company’s decision to give conspiracy theorist Alex Jones a seven-day “time out” after the right-wing commentator urged viewers to get their “battle rifles” ready against the media. Dorsey told NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt that Twitter needs to respond to such incitements to violence on its platform, adding that such action can help influence behavior. "I feel any suspension, whether it be a permanent or a temporary one, makes…