Techdirt: Twitter Suspends Reporter’s Account… After He Gets Targeted By Russian Twitter Bots

Techdirt: Twitter Suspends Reporter’s Account… After He Gets Targeted By Russian Twitter Bots. “Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about how Twitter suspended Ken “Popehat” White for posting an email threat he’d received (Twitter argued he was violating the privacy of the guy threatening him). From there, we wrote about a bunch of stories of Facebook and Twitter punishing people for documenting abuse that they had received. But this latest story is even slightly crazier, as it appears that abusers were taking advantage of this on purpose. In this case, the story involves Russian Twitter bots. “