“We have responded with both vigour and integrity every single time that a threat of violence has been posted and information for it has been requested by law enforcement,” he said.
Statement from Jim Watkins, owner of 8chan, regarding recent events:https://t.co/wNwTBEBtP4
— 8chan (8ch.net) (@infinitechan) August 6, 2019
Cybersecurity company Cloudflare said on Sunday evening that it is terminating service for 8chan, which then sought a new domain host.
We just sent notice we are terminating service for 8chan. There comes a time when enough is enough. But this isn't the end. We need to have a broader conversation about addressing the root causes of hate online. https://t.co/ZsctDpswM5
— Matthew Prince ? (@eastdakota) August 5, 2019
Watkins likened 8chan to “an empty piece of paper for writing on.”
“It is disturbing to me that it can be so easily shut down,”