He further said the companies "have all now ascribed themselves the power to remove people & outlets from their platforms based on their political opinions" and warned that "this power will be abused time and time again to meddle in elections". The social-media company may take action on the accounts if it finds content that violates its policies, according to the spokesperson.
Five of the six InfoWars-related shows are no longer available on iTunes, with all episodes removed. It has suggested that the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, and that the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job orchestrated by the United States government.
Spotify has also put the brakes on Jones' podcast, says CNBC which adds that Infowars in running out of places to share the theories about Sandy Hook and the Parkland school shooting.
The shooting left 26 children and adults dead at a CT elementary school.
Jones faces defamation lawsuits filed by the families of the Sandy Hook victims in Texas and another filed in CT that included an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent as a plaintiff.
It said in a statement that it "does not tolerate hate speech".
While Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has not specifically commented on the YouTube decision, we can all guess how he feels judging by how he defended Jones's right to exercise his First Amendment freedoms after Facebook's ban. War Room and the Alex Jones Show podcast were also scrubbed from their service. The social network, however, eventually removed the videos from the Alex Jones Channel Page, the Alex Jones Page, the InfoWars Page, and the Infowars Nightly News Page. The parents of two children shot in that attack are suing him for defamation, saying he had made "false, cruel, and unsafe assertions". Jones has disseminated a huge number of weird conspiracies over the years, but is perhaps most known for his claim that the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a conspiracy - much to the constant dismay of the grief-stricken parents of the young children murdered.
Families of some of the victims have sued him for defamation and he now admits the shooting occurred but says his claims were free speech. He is seeking to have the cases dismissed. Over the weekend, Apple removed nearly all of the podcasts produced by Infowars.
In recent weeks, several online platforms have removed Jones' content from their sites. Last week Spotify removed select episodes of the conspiracy theorist's show, citing its "hateful content" guidelines.
"While the nation recoiled at the bad reality of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Alex Jones saw an opportunity", said attorney Josh Koskoff, who is representing the families.
"Fight them. Politically. Never stop".
'And you're now hosting his podcasts??'