People Tell Us How QAnon Destroyed Their Relationships
We spoke to people who told us how the QAnon conspiracy theory ruined their marriage, turned their parents into completely different people, and otherwise made their lives miserable.
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Southern California Was Just Hit With Its Biggest Earthquake In Years
It’s still too early to tell the amount of damage caused by the quake.
Neo-Nazis on DeviantArt Radicalized a Woman Who Planned a Mass Shooting
The cutesy art site was the surprising birthplace for a number of players in the modern extreme-right movement.
The Best Things We Saw at the Toronto Raptors Parade
While our favorite thing was Marc Gasol’s, uh, exuberance, there was lots of joy to be found around Toronto.
Toronto Raptors Celebration Marred by Reported Shooting
The reported shooting led hundreds to flee the scene, including the entire Raptors team and dignitaries such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
This Man Is Suing a Cryonics Organization for His Father's Frozen Head and $1 Million
"They chopped his head off, burned his body, put it in a box and sent it to my house," Kurt Pilgeram alleges of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
YouTube Miserably Fails to Explain Why It Didn’t Ban Steven Crowder
The platform has rolled out a series of confusing tweets and background statements about Steven Crowder's antagonism of Vox's Carlos Maza.
YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers
YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years
Vincent Ramos was sentenced to nine years and forfeited more than $80 million for providing criminal organizations with encrypted devices.
Canada Plans Fines for Tech Companies That Spread Disinformation
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the planned "digital charter" to tackle online extremism, disinformation, and transparency, on Thursday.
Canadian Far Right Extremism
This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism but Not Nudity
According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
After Facebook and Web Host Bans, Far-Right Extremists Are Encrypting and Going IRL
Like ISIS, white nationalist extremist groups are feeling the pinch of internet shutdowns, but are organizing on encrypted channels and meeting up IRL.