8chan users planned to hijack the Zoom calls of a Jewish school in Philadelphia on the infamous site.
Brennan has been fighting to keep 8chan, home of the QAnon conspiracy theory, offline.
Thanks to a Russian web hosting service 8chan is back — as 8kun.
The founder of the hate-filled message board 8chan Fredrick Brennan now wants to take it down, to stop the pro-Trump conspiracy QAnon.
The message board has a new name and a new URL, but it will welcome back all the users that made it a hub for hate speech and extremist conspiracy theories.
“Real life stopped mattering to me,” says founder Fredrick Brennan.
8chan’s Owner Will Tell Congress His Site Is About Video Game Tips and 'Down-Home Recipes.' Oh, and Mass Shootings.
Jim Watkins was called to testify because his website has played host to the racist screeds of at least three mass shooters this year.
It's the third time the Christchurch shooter appears to have inspired an attack on minorities.
Some longtime watchers of the conspiracy say it's grown to the point where it doesn't need 8chan or even Q anymore.
This year, three suspected mass shooters have posted white supremacist screeds to 8chan before carrying out their attacks.