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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #345 on: May 03, 2019, 11:17:52 AM »
I thought Alex Jones was already off Facebook.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #346 on: May 03, 2019, 11:46:10 AM »
He was still on Instagram

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #347 on: May 03, 2019, 11:55:16 AM »
And is still welcome on Rogan.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #348 on: May 30, 2019, 05:36:26 AM »
Rogan is not very discriminating.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #349 on: June 14, 2019, 07:30:44 PM »
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Alex Jones offers $1M reward as FBI investigates child pornography planted on his Infowars server

By Dave Altimari | Hartford Courant | June 14, 2019 | 5:20 PM


Alex Jones speaks outside the hearing room prior to testimony by Google CEO Sundar Pichai before the House Judiciary
Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Dec. 11.
(SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images)

The FBI has informed Alex Jones someone planted child pornography on the servers for his Infowars website and on Friday the controversial radio host offered a $1 million reward for any information leading to an arrest.

Federal authorities have been conducting a child pornography investigation for several weeks after they reviewed emailed threats made against Jones that contained links to child pornography websites, according to his attorney Norm Pattis.

Pattis appeared on Jones’ show late Friday afternoon to discuss the incident. But before he did Jones went on a five-minute, profanity-laced rant announcing the reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of whoever infiltrated the his company’s servers.

“Someone is trying to set me up with child pornography and we’re going to find you,” Jones said.

Pattis said he was notified a few weeks ago by the company that is reviewing all of the emails Infowars receives that there were 12 suspicious ones that appeared to be threats against Jones but actually contained child pornography.

“These were emails that if you, me or one of your workers had opened we would have been subjected to five years in federal prison,” Pattis said.
Whole story: https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-alex-jones-child-porn-investigation-20190614-harulorw5jczzddykmlafzyi5i-story.html

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #350 on: June 17, 2019, 04:00:52 PM »
https://www.ctpost.com/local/ctpost/article/Lawyers-Alex-Jones-sent-child-porn-to-Sandy-Hook-14005437.php

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The law firm representing the families of the 2012 mass shooting, stated in court documents filed Monday they have contacted the FBI after discovering child porn in electronic files Jones recently turned over to the Sandy Hook families as a result of their lawsuit against him for calling the tragedy a hoax.

Jones publicly responded on a broadcast of his show that he is being framed by Chris Mattei, the lawyer for the Sandy Hook families and went on making what Mattei and his law firm, Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder claim are threats against them.

“You’re trying to set me up with child porn, I’ll get your ass,” Jones states on the broadcast. “One million dollars, you little gang members. One million dollars to put your head on a pike.” Jones then pounds a photograph of Mattei and goes into a rant at one point stating, “I’m gonna kill…”
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #351 on: June 17, 2019, 04:11:32 PM »
It is damn strange
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #352 on: June 17, 2019, 08:05:01 PM »
I’m pretty sure that scienter is required for charges of possession or distribution of child pornography, so simply opening an unsolicited E-mail would not subject one to criminal liability.  That does not mean, however, that one could not be charged or even wrongfully convicted, and even accusations could ruin a person’s life.
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #353 on: June 18, 2019, 05:35:19 PM »
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Alex Jones Faces Court Action After Threatening Sandy Hook Lawyer

The InfoWars conspiracy theorist raged at a lawyer for Sandy Hook families, calling him a “pimp.”


Will Sommer | Published 06.17.19 6:28PM ET | Updated 06.17.19 9:31PM ET


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A Connecticut judge could impose penalties on InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Tuesday, after Jones aired a show where he punched a picture of an attorney representing Sandy Hook families and called the lawyer a “pimp.”

In a motion filed Monday in Connecticut, attorneys for the Sandy Hook families asked the court to review Friday’s episode of InfoWars. In that show, Jones raged at attorney Chris Mattei, who’s representing Sandy Hook families suing Jones for saying the 2012 elementary school massacre never happened.

While sitting next to his own attorney, Norm Pattis, Jones accused Mattei without evidence of planting child porn on InfoWars’s servers.

“Total war!” Jones said. “You want it, you got it! I’m not into kids like your Democratic Party, you cocksuckers! So get ready!”

While sitting next to his own attorney, Norm Pattis, Jones accused Mattei without evidence of planting child porn on InfoWars’s servers.

“Total war!” Jones said. “You want it, you got it! I’m not into kids like your Democratic Party, you cocksuckers! So get ready!”

“I spoke to federal prosecutors last week,” Pattis said. “They report that there is no indication anyone at InfoWars knowingly possessed child pornography. The items were embedded in emails sent to folks at InfoWars without ever having been opened.”

On his Friday show, Jones concocted a conspiracy theory that Mattei had planted the child porn himself in an attempt to discredit InfoWars. Jones fumed at Mattei, calling him a “white-shoe boy that thinks he owns America.”

Pattis appeared uncomfortable as Jones raged at the plaintiff’s attorney, at one point urging Jones to calm down and referring to Jones as “young man.”

At one point during the show, Jones punched a picture of Mattei. Pattis told Jones to stop showing Mattei’s face on air, adding that they didn’t know who had sent InfoWars the child pornography.

“I didn’t come on your show to be made out to be a naive fool,” Pattis said.

The Sandy Hook attorneys urged the judge in the case to consider action against Jones over the show at a hearing on Tuesday. They haven’t specified yet what kind of action they want, but say in their motion that the court has an “obligation to protect” the lawyers on the case.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/infowars-conspiracy-theorist-alex-jones-faces-court-action-after-threatening-sandy-hook-lawyer

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #354 on: June 18, 2019, 05:56:12 PM »
Earlier this month Joe Rogan saw fit to give him a platform by talking to him for 4 hours while laughing along with him.

Lets see if child porn is enough to put this toxic mess in Rogans bad graces?

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #355 on: June 18, 2019, 06:06:34 PM »
Not to blame anybody in particular, but I think it's quite possible that some ill-intentioned actor sent the stuff to Infowars for the purpose of framing Alex. If the contraband had originated in-house, I imagine the FBI would have found some evidence of that and made the appropriate arrests.

The way Alex constantly harps on themes of child rape and blood libel on his show, he's practically begging for it.

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #356 on: June 18, 2019, 06:58:15 PM »
Not to blame anybody in particular, but I think it's quite possible that some ill-intentioned actor sent the stuff to Infowars for the purpose of framing Alex. If the contraband had originated in-house, I imagine the FBI would have found some evidence of that and made the appropriate arrests.

The way Alex constantly harps on themes of child rape and blood libel on his show, he's practically begging for it.

I'm surprised he's not claiming they're Hillary's missing emails
and Donald Trump is President of the United States.

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« Reply #357 on: June 18, 2019, 07:20:24 PM »
Jones is being denied the opportunity to submit special motions for dismissal as a sanction for his behavior.  He is also required to pay the plaintiff’s expenses relating to this specific matter. The judge said that his behavior was wildly inappropriate and “possibly criminal.”

Jones is said to be “flabbergasted.”
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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #358 on: June 18, 2019, 07:33:35 PM »
Like a true Infowarrior, only Alex will decide which hill he's going to die on.

Turns out it's a very small hill.

Never fear though, he's got God on his side. ;)

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Re: Alex Jones / Info Wars
« Reply #359 on: June 18, 2019, 07:39:13 PM »
Great article about Chris Mattei (lawyer for the Sandy Hook families) and the latest developments vis a vis the child porn and related accusations.  It includes a Scribd of the motion filed against Jones.

It's too long to post here, but here's the link: https://heavy.com/news/2019/06/chris-mattei
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