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									Twitter keeps suspending account critical of Obamacare | The Daily Caller

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                                                     Twitter has repeatedly suspended an account critical of the                                                                                    Register
                                                     Affordable Care Act.
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                                                     The account , @mycancellation, was just getting started
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                                                     when Twitter suspended it—twice—before reinstating the
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                                                     account late Saturday night.                                                                                               Facebook
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                                                     The purpose of @mycancellation or was                                                                                                Unlike Like                  this.
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                                                     to allow some of the millions of Americans who are losing
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                                                     their health insurance to post pictures of themselves with                                                                                   You and 118,136 others like
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                                                     their cancellation letters. “Help us show Washington the
                                                     faces who lost what they liked,” the account asked.
                                                     “ObamaCare canceled your health insurance. Now, send us
                                                     your letter,” the tagline for the website advertised.
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   The Twitter account quickly gained steam and had over 1,000 followers before Twitter                                           Obama admin repeatedly
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   Late Saturday night Heather Higgins, CEO and president of the Independent Women’s                                              individuals
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   “We were suspended yesterday late afternoon without a notice email ,” Victoria Coley,                           Videos
   who along with Eric Kohn is running the account, told The Daily Caller.

   Kohn managed to get the account reinstated. “Tonight shortly before 11:30pm ET the[11/4/2013 1:51:51 PM]
Twitter keeps suspending account critical of Obamacare | The Daily Caller

   handle was canceled again,” Coley told TheDC. “We are looking into the issue now to see
   whether Twitter can give us a reason.”

                  My Cancellation

       "looks like disproportionately large # of users, including
       ones you follow or @replied, have chosen to either block
       acct or report as spam"
       10:13 PM - 2 Nov 2013

    Higgins speculated about why the account was canceled on the website
   “Since we haven’t abused any of Twitter’s (seemingly quite subjective) standards, either
   someone at Twitter objects to the real cost of these ‘liked insurance I wanted to keep’
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   Late Saturday night the account was active again.
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                  My Cancellation                                                                                      Pressure Dramatically
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       Back 2 what we are here to do:Calling out broken
       promises "If you like your plan you can keep your plan" &
       sharing your cancellation letters
       10:15 PM - 2 Nov 2013

       2 RETWEETS could not be reached for comment.

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