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A member of the U.S Army E Sports team playing video games . Photo: U.S. Army A member of the U.S. Army e-sports team playing video games . Photo: U.S. Army

The U.S. Army will reinstate 300 or so users recently banned from its e-sports Twitch channel after a controversy erupted about why the ban happened, with the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University arguing the ban targeted users based on their protected “viewpoints,” and the Army contending it happened because users engaged in “harassing behavior.”

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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