ELINT Twitter banned (Split from Iran/US Tensions #6/9/19)

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Mr. T

Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:05 pm

This might not be directly related to the Iran crisis but Twitter apparently starts to attack OSINT accounts and bans them for no reason. Thus elintnews has been blocked about an hour ago. https://twitter.com/ELINTNews

Hours before his ban, he posted that he received a warning by twittersupport that he is violating some indian law but he does NOT fall under indian law because he's not living in india. I followed his tweets about this and he was very irritated, he even thought that this was a fake account because this warning was too ridiculous. Unfortunately he was wrong. Something is happening in the background which targets OSINT accounts. Apparently twitter is influenced and manipulated by goverments/regimes/organisations which do not like volatile news reports to be publicated, especially in the current crisis with Iran.

DWS be aware of the developments. I don't know if this is a single incident or more unjustified bans will follow. Just in case something happens to your twitter account.

Mr. T

Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:21 pm

Quick update: This is the warning I was talking about which elintnews received from twitter several hours ago.
https://twitter.com/InLittleChina/statu ... 0621006848

Indian law? Total bullshit and nothing less then censorship. If I call Kim Jong Un a fat whore I fucking don't care about North Korean law because I'm outside North Korea...

(Sorry for being a little off topic but I find this too important)

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Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:34 am

What exactly was the tweet that got him banned?

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Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:35 am

I got banned from Twitter awhile ago. Unless you think in a pure Socialist mind like most of today's brainwashed kids and think everything wrong in this world is great your bound to be banned.

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Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:27 am

DEFCONWarningSystem wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:34 am
What exactly was the tweet that got him banned?
The exact reasons for the suspension are unclear as Twitter doesn't outline them to us. But what I can say (and you guys know that very well) is that ELINT has never posted anything beyond news related stuff which would be a justified reason to block him. As I've said the last hours before he got banned he was already harassed by some account who claimed to be linked with Twitter that he broke an indian law in some of his tweets. So he apparently got banned because he broke indian law? Since when has India conquered the world so we have to obey their laws?

You know as good as I do that this ban was pure arbitrariness, probably politically motivated. I've followed ELINT news for some years now and he was one of the biggest and reliable OSINT sources out there. If he pissed off some regimes, then its not his fault. He was only doing his job which I thought would be protected by freedom of speech which is apparently not the case anymore on Twitter.

I really hope that you guys won't run into any trouble if this purge against OSINT's keeps going on because many people, including me, are relying on your tweets and source of information and we appreciate your work. We must stand united against this.

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Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:34 am

Something big coming soon to shut down reports maybe?

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Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:15 pm

Yingyang wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:34 am
Something big coming soon to shut down reports maybe?
:idea: US-Iraq war is coming
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Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:52 pm

Garniv wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:15 pm
Yingyang wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:34 am
Something big coming soon to shut down reports maybe?
:idea: US-Iraq war is coming
You mean US-Iran not Iraq right? Southern Iraq could be a battleground to remove Irainian terrorist but the US is friendly with Iraq for now and the everyday Iraqi and Americans want nothing to do with another war there.

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Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:13 pm

I was listening to a know it all loud mouth on an Israeli new channel. He was saying the US could never invade and defeat the Iranian government. The host of the show then asked him if he thought the US could have invaded Japan and defeated them in WW2.. He said yes the Japanese had nothing left and they were two weeks from running out of fuel, before they surrendered.

The host then said well thats exactly what the US would do, beat them relentlessly till the Islamic government fell.

The clown then claimed the American military doesn't want a war with Iran, that the US commanders would never fire a nuclear weapon if Trump orders it. Thats when everyone on the panel laughed and said yeah sure and the commander would be shot where he stood for treason with the next in charge pushing the button.

Its silly that people think the US is so weak today. If we fight a total war to win and leave we can do it in a few months time. The majority Iranians are Persians not crazy Islamics and they hate their government. Take out the Mullahs and leave.

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Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:45 pm

rudemarine wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:52 pm
Garniv wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:15 pm
Yingyang wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:34 am
Something big coming soon to shut down reports maybe?
:idea: US-Iraq war is coming
You mean US-Iran not Iraq right?
Yes! My mistake!
"We will rest! We'll hear angels, we'll see all sky in diamonds, we'll see how all earthly evil, all our sufferings drown in the mercy that will fill the whole world, and our life will become quiet, tender, sweet as a caress."

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