Twitter has officially and "permanently suspended" Milo Yiannopoulos, known as a Breitbart tech editor to some and a notorious, vicious troll to others.
The conservative blogger, according to The New York Times, "rallied and directed" hundreds of trolls in a campaign that left comedian Leslie Jones's page inundated with racist hate speech, which happens to violate Twitter's code of conduct.
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Jones' harassment prompted her to leave Twitter, but not before it started a discussion on abusive language that made it all the way to Twitter's top guy, CEO Jack Dorsey.
Before she left, Jones and Yiannopoulos, on his account formerly known as @Nero, did exchange messages.