PayPal ends business dealings with Alex Jones's Infowars

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones speaks outside of the Dirksen building of Capitol Hill Sept. 5

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones speaks outside of the Dirksen building of Capitol Hill Sept. 5

Payment processing giant PayPal has cut off the account of Alex Jones-the latest in a long line of technology companies to cut ties with the radio host and online provocateur.

Infowars had used PayPal to process transactions for its on-site store; the site will have ten days to find new payment processors.

"Our values are the foundation for the decision", the PayPal spokesperson said in a statement.

PayPal broke the news in an email to Infowars yesterday, saying the company had conducted a comprehensive review of the Infowars site and found that it "promoted hate and discriminatory intolerance against certain communities and religions", a violation of PayPal's acceptable use policy.

Jones might have become famous for his angry, hate-filled rants, as well as pushing disgusting conspiracy theories like the Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax, but he made lots of money selling supplements such as "Brain Force Plus" and "Alpha Power" online.

Multiple technology companies have recently banned Infowars from their respective services, after years of letting Jones peddle conspiracy theories like the infamous Pizzagate scandal that falsely implicated 2016 US presidential candidate Hilary Clinton with a convoluted child abuse scheme. Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube all recently removed Jones' accounts from their platforms, and Apple and Spotify have blacklisted Jones' podcasts.

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Additionally, he has gone after the LGBTQ community, and according to their reporting this played a part in PayPal deciding to cut ties. That decision came after the US government criticized WikiLeaks for posting thousands of secret government files.

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