Monday, May 1, 2017

Twitch bans streamer targeted by malicious airport prank

Twitch may have bumped up against airport security over the weekend. A popular Twitch streamer named Paul “Ice_Poseidon” Denino was banned from the livestreaming service after a “swatting” incident at a Phoenix airport last Friday. He was using Twitch’s relatively new IRL category, telling everyone exactly where he was, and someone called in a bomb threat in his name. Denino believes he’s being treated unfairly, and going by his subreddit, his fans agree with him. They’re currently upvoting a number of inappropriate images (such as this one of Hitler) to get them to show up in Google searches of Twitch. And…

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