Sex workers are being locked out of their Twitter accounts

by jovan1984

On Thursday, sex workers reported being locked out of their Twitter accounts, and that the social media site wanted to require them to use a phone number to verify themselves.

Mistress Marabelle Blue noted that one of her employees at Kink-E Magazine was locked out of her account. This happened almost all day Friday.

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Other sex workers noticed that Twitter has been temporarily locking their accounts as well:

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Some noted that the mobile number verification requirement is one way of outing them and their whereabouts:

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This is completely messed up all the way around. We are calling on Jack Dorsey to restore all of the affected accounts at once!