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Offbeat FCC shuts down Alex Jones’ flagship radio station

03:10  16 august  2018
03:10  16 august  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones . The Austin American-Statesman reports the FCC also has fined the station ’s operators ,000 — a fine the FCC says in a

The Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ) has shut down a pirate radio station known for its broadcasts of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones . Media reports, including the local Statesman, described the station as Jones 's " flagship " outlet; NPR reported Thursday that it had picked up the

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has shut down conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' flagship radio station.

The Austin American-Statesman reported Wednesday that the pirate radio station, Liberty Radio, was hit with a $15,000 fine and at least temporarily pulled from the airwaves.

The newspaper reported that a lawsuit filed in federal court in Austin alleged that Liberty Radio had functioned without a license since at least 2013, and had been transmitting from a tower at an Austin apartment complex.

Liberty Radio stopped airing on the radio in December, but still streams online.

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The Associated Press reported that Walter Olenick and M. Rae Nadler-Olenick were named as the defendants in the lawsuit, and the apartment complex where the station was transmitting from is linked the pair.

The Olenicks reportedly told the FCC that they would not pay the fine and would treat any agency representatives as trespassers.

Jones, a conspiracy theorist who founded the site Infowars, has recently been banned by several platforms, including Facebook and YouTube.

Infowars and Jones' content has also been pulled from Spotify and Vimeo, and Twitter placed restrictions on the accounts for Jones and his site.

Jones has been criticized for some of the conspiracy theories he promotes: The parents of two children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have sued him for allegedly saying the massacre was staged and a cover-up orchestrated by the parents of the children.

Alex Jones of Infowars Destroyed Evidence Related to Sandy Hook Suits, Motion Says .
A motion filed on behalf of a Sandy Hook victim’s father accused Mr. Jones, who is being sued for spreading false claims about the 2012 school shooting, of deleting videos and social media posts.WASHINGTON — Lawyers for the families of two Sandy Hook shooting victims are accusing the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars media business of intentionally destroying evidence relevant to the defamation cases against him, according to a motion filed on Friday in a Texas court.

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