Independent journalist Guy Adams has accused Twitter of undermining its “entire raison d’etre” by suspending his account.
Adams was blocked from the site after posting the following Tweet: ‘The man responsible for NBC pretending the Olympics haven’t started yet is Gary Zenkel.Tell him what u think.” The tweet included Zenkel’s email address in apparent contravention of Twitter policy.
NBC, which has a commercial relationship with Twitter, has denied that it was responsible for the complaint saying that Twitter itself had initiated it. But information published by Adams today clearly suggests there some collusion between the two organisations in getting him banned.
Apparently, Adams can get back on Twitter by responding to an email setting out Twitter’s rules and saying that he understands them.
Adams has published his response to Twitter: