The House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee demanded that owner Jim Watkins, an American living in the Philippines, testify about 8chan's efforts to address 'the proliferation of extremist content, including white supremacist content'.
Watkins claimed the Texas suspected shooter's manifesto was first uploaded not to 8chan but to Instagram, the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook. A Facebook spokesperson told the Wall Street Journal that the company "found nothing" supporting Watkins' Instagram theory. Facebook further said that the shooter's Instagram account was disabled after the shooting but it hadn't been active in over a year.
The committee's Democratic chairman, Bennie Thompson, and Mike Rogers, the committee's ranking Republican, sent a letter to Watkins asking him to appear before the committee, noting that the El Paso massacre 'is at least the third act of supremacist violence linked to your website this year'. Epik's own web infrastructure provider, Voxility, dropped it as a customer in response. These comments describe8chan as a "cesspool of hate", call for it to be shut down, and suggest that it leads to radicalization of its users.
Cloudflare, a major industry provider of DDoS protection, announced Sunday that it would no longer provide services to 8chan.
Set up by then U.S. teen Fredrick Brennan in 2013, 8chan was rejected by different hosts and hounded by viral attacks until Watkins offered it a home in 2015.
Golf star Olesen charged with sexual assault
Olesen will appear in court on August 21 in London, but can not compete while the legal process plays itself out. His best appearance came at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational previous year , when he finished tied for third.
In the rest of the video, Watkins lists his many grievances against those who view 8chan as the breeding ground for radicalism.
"My company takes a firm stand with helping law enforcement and within minutes of these two tragedies, we were working with FBI agents to find out what information we could to help in their investigations".
In the video - which is nearly eight minutes long and has a bust of Benjamin Franklin wearing sunglasses in the corner while a trumpet plays Taps - Watkins lashes out at the media, law enforcement, the USA government and other companies over his site remaining dark.
"We have never protected illegal speech as it seems we are accused of by some less than credible journalists", says Watkins, adding that he and his employees have always cooperated with law enforcement requests. "Ours is one of the last independent companies that offer a place you may write down your thoughts free from having to worry about whether they are offensive to one group or another", the American said.
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En plus des déclarations du joueur, il serait étonnant de voir le Napoli recruter dans un secteur de jeu déjà bien fourni. Le contre-la-montre est lancé alors que le mercato anglais va bientôt se terminer.
Il faut dire que le salaire de Kevin Trapp à Paris n'est pas vraiment le genre de salaire pratiqué par le club de Francfort ... C'est bien autour de 10M€ que l'Eintracht devrait débourser pour s'offrir les services du n°3 de la Mannschaft.
Cyntoia Brown appears in court during her clemency hearing at the Tennessee Prison for Women in Nashville , Tenn ., May 23, 2018. Brown was convicted on first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of 43-year-old Johnny Mitchell Allan in 2004.
French news media outfit L'Equipe, claim the Brazil global is desperate to force a move through to the Gunners on deadline day. He made 50 appearances in all competitions to help them into the Premier League top four and a Europa League trophy.
Disney sets $12.99 price for streaming bundle
Disney + on its own will cost $6.99 when it starts streaming on November 12 with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies. So, while Disney + is an imminent new product heading to the market, John Landgraf doesn't seem to be sweating it to much.
Gregg Popovich: "I only care about who is here"
Canada will meet Nigeria in an exhibition game on Wednesday in Toronto. "It's a wonderful group", Popovich said. Popovich's roster was in flux up until this past weekend, with players still dropping out and being added.
Beyoncé évoque le retour des Destiny's Child
Selon la source, "elle a vu le succès de la tournée des Spice Girls et veut faire la même chose, mais en plus grand et en mieux". L'annonce a été faite par The Sun , qui précise que ce serait Beyoncé en personne qui serait à l'initiative du projet .
Half of British homes subscribe to a TV streaming service
Half of United Kingdom homes now subscribe to streaming services, according to regulator Ofcom's latest Media Nations report . And three-quarters of viewers to the PSBs' main and portfolio channels (74%) claim to be either very or fairly satisfied.