Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump

Twitter starts enforcing new policies on violence, abuse, and hateful conduct

According to a report in ReCode late on Sunday, "for Twitter, the two new restrictions are attempts to combat rampant harassment and abuse on the site".

Several online civil rights groups, including the Center for Democracy and Technology and the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation, have questioned the power of tech giants and cautioned those who cheer corporate take-downs of far-right users and Nazi websites that they could be next.

One rule regarding violence takes into account Twitter users' activity offline, forbidding users from affiliating with organisations that promote violence against civilians either on or off the site.

Aimed at reducing hateful content on its platform, Twitter will start penalising accounts from Monday that include "hateful imagery and display names", or those who "use username, display name, or profile bio to engage in abusive behaviour", the media reported.

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On hate symbols and imagery, it said: "At a high level, hateful imagery, hate symbols, etc will now be considered sensitive media (similar to how we handle and enforce adult content and graphic violence)".

It was not immediately clear what other symbols or images might fall into Twitter's definition of hateful content. The company went on to explain that its new policy includes any abusive language in the profile information of an account (in addition to applying to language used in tweets).

Twitter also said it would not tolerate hateful imagery, which includes "logos, symbols, or images whose objective is to promote hostility and malice against others based on their race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity/national origin".

The company said that it will be creating tools that will assist in identifying defaulters. Twitter also banned accounts from individuals associated with these groups, as well as far-right extremists from the United Kingdom, including the anti-immigrant group Britain First. League of the South's Hunter Wallace, Britain First's main account, as well as its leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen-whose anti-Muslim videos were retweeted by President Donald Trump-were also suspended.

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The company declined to specify what others or how many were removed.

Britain First leader Golding was also last week arrested for hate speeches made at a rally in Belfast earlier this year.

James Fields Jr., accused of running down Heather Heyer during a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, was photographed carrying a shield from Vanguard America, which was banned from Twitter on Monday.

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