The Saudi Arabian government claims to have hacked 9,000 Twitter accounts because they were tweeting porn

The Saudi Arabian government claims to have hacked 9,000 Twitter accounts and shut them down the basis that they were tweeting “pornography”.

The country’s Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPVPV) said it had employed “ethical hackers” to take down Twitter accounts and identify their owners for arrest.

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