"No idea. Maybe some guys don't want to see the facts", said James Wilson, commenting on the apparent shadowbanning of his Twitter account. "Their post-truth propaganda is getting resisted." With 15,900 (and increasing by the minute) followers, Wilson's account wasn't discoverable by the native Twitter search function, as first pointed out by twitter user @Stupidosaur on Monday evening. https://twitter.com/Stupidosaur/status/904711858396868608 Who is James Wilson? Wilson has been a noted opponent of Demonetization and has written extensively about the same. He runs a blog called "Decipher the Demonetisation", and is a contributor for The Wire. Wilson utilises a wide range of data analysis to tackle various facets of policy. His latest piece talks about tax and demonetization, and how it slowed the entire process of increase in the income tax base. A civil engineer by profession, Wilson is working with the Government of Kerala on deputation. He was also a contributor to our demonetization live blog. [caption id="attachment_175148" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] As shown here, Twitter's advanced search functions fails to show any activity from Wilson's account.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_175149" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] A website confirming the shadowban.[/caption] A civil engineer by profession, Wilson wasn't aware of the shadowban. "First, it was pointed out by @Stupidosaur, after which many started to point it out. I was not aware of it at all- all of this started last night." A small, but vocal crowd has surfaced on Twitter, and have been blaming the government for covertly silencing Wilson's account. https://twitter.com/rachitseth/status/904937248340156416 https://twitter.com/ikaveri/status/904930159010111492 https://twitter.com/Joydas/status/904791726191030272 https://twitter.com/calamur/status/904939759407063040 https://twitter.com/Memeghnad/status/904994262382559233 What is shadowbanning, and how…
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