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Twitter permanently suspends Breaking911, later restores account: Twitter reportedly permanently suspended popular breaking news account Breaking911 for ban evasion. According to purported screenshots, Twitter claimed the accounted violated its rules against ban evasion. "You may not circumvent a Twitter suspension, enforcement action, or anti-spam challenge," the notice said. The platform permanently placed Breaking911's account in read-only mode, prohibiting the account from "Tweeting, retweeting, liking content or creating new accounts." Breaking911 appealed Twitter's decision and the platform restored the account. NBCNews senior reporter Brandy Zadrozny shared a statement from a Twitter spokesperson. "The account referenced was temporarily suspended in error by an automated spam filter. This action has been reversed and the account is now fully operational," the Twitter spokesperson said. Twitter did not reply to MRC Free Speech America’s request for comment at the time of publication.