GoDaddy

Alt-Right

Gab is back in business after finding a payments processor willing to work with the alt-right

The "Twitter for the alt-right" was kicked off PayPal, Venmo, Square, and Stripe, but now it has "Second Amendment Processing."
Tess Owen
1.23.19
White Nationalism

Silicon Valley deals devastating blow to digital face of alt-right leader Richard Spencer

The web host GoDaddy booted Richard Spencer’s website off its platform Thursday, dealing yet another digital blow from a mainstream tech company to the alt-right thought leader’s online face.
Tess Owen
5.3.18
data privacy

WHATIS Going to Happen With WHOIS?

A new European data privacy law and official internet policy are about to conflict with each other.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.2.18
Radio Motherboard

Big Tech’s Blackballing of Neo-Nazi Sites Shows Who Controls the Internet

This week on Radio Motherboard, we talk about whether corporations should decide who gets to stay online.
Louise Matsakis
8.29.17
who owns the internet?

Hacked Celebrity Nudes Show ‘Freedom of Speech’ Is Arbitrarily Defined By Internet Corporations

The same companies that took action against the Daily Stormer are enabling the dissemination of hacked celebrity nude photos.
Louise Matsakis
Jason Koebler
8.24.17
Vice News Tonight

Meet the CEO who kicked neo-Nazis off the internet

“I am deeply concerned that I had the authority and the power to wake up one morning and say, 'You know what, I'm done. I'm sick of this. So fuck 'em. They're off the internet.'”
VICE News
8.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Got Booted from His Favorite Dating Site

OkCupid is the latest tech company to cut ties with members of hate groups using their platforms.
Drew Schwartz
8.18.17
Unable to Connect

Someone Appears to Be DDoSing the Dark Web Version of The Daily Stormer

"I don't really care about either side," the alleged attacker told Motherboard in an online chat.
Joseph Cox
8.15.17
DNS

After Shutdown, Daily Stormer Users Are Moving to a Dark Web Version of Site

The past few days have triggered a debate around the responsibility of tech companies to host or provide services for extremist content.
Joseph Cox
8.15.17
hate

Following GoDaddy, the Daily Stormer’s Email Provider Drops It as a Customer

Zoho will no longer allow the neo-Nazi site to use its services.
Louise Matsakis
8.14.17
WHITE SUPREMACY

GoDaddy throws white supremacist site Daily Stormer off its servers

Noah Kulwin
8.14.17
immigration

Tech companies race to defend H-1B visas as Republicans and Democrats threaten them

Noah Kulwin
2.6.17
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