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Twitter Permanently Bans Politician for COVID-19 Misinformation

The company only banned the politician's personal account

On Sunday, Twitter Inc. said it permanently banned the personal account of Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R - Georgia) for repeated violations of the platform's prohibition against spreading misinformation about Covid-19.

The Georgia lawmaker was previously suspended for tweeting false claims about the COVID vaccine and health risks during the global [coronavirus] pandemic. A Twitter spokesman said the company has "been clear that, per our strike system for this policy, we will permanently suspend accounts for repeated violations of the policy."

Greene's fifth and final strike was a Saturday tweet misrepresenting data on the death rate from the vaccine, the spokesman said.

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