White Supremacist Platforms Are Being Targeted By Hackers And Rejected By Hosts


Posted on: August 22, 2017

Posted by:


  JSeveral right-wing extremist websites and accounts that amplify bigotry were apparently hacked or denied service on various platforms in the wake of the race-fueled fatal white supremacist march this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Daily Stormer, 4chan's Twitter accounts, and Richard Spencer's website were among those hacked or denied service. GoDaddy, the world’s largest seller of domain names on the internet, said on Sunday that it would no longer provide service to The Daily Stormer, a popular neo-Nazi and white supremacist website. The company has been criticized for providing services to white supremacist websites despite its terms of service, which ban “morally offensive activity.” The action was taken after The Daily Stormer posted an offensive article about Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old legal assistant, who was killed after a car drove into a group of protestors following the Unite the Right white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday. “Given that [The Daily Stormer’s] latest article comes on the immediate heels of a violent act, we believe this type of article could incite additional violence, which violates our terms of service,” a GoDaddy spokesperson said. The company clarified that it does not host any Daily Stormer content on its servers but merely provided the domain name.  

Products you may like

Related Posts

We’re becoming numb to terrorism

1 Likes Posted on: November 2, 2017

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

4 Likes Posted on: August 22, 2017

Saudi revokes Qatar Airways’ licence

12 Likes Posted on: June 6, 2017

What Goes On In The Bermuda Triangle?

11 Likes Posted on: May 6, 2017

United Airlines passenger dragged off flight

11 Likes Posted on: April 11, 2017

Trump Extends A Hand To Hispanic Businesses

6 Likes Posted on: March 27, 2017

London Tube signs become bulletin boards

8 Likes Posted on: March 24, 2017