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Shutting Down 8chan

Shutting Down 8chan

Update: 2019-08-0639
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At least three mass shootings this year — including one in El Paso — have been announced in advance on the online message board 8chan, often accompanied by racist writings. We look at the battle over shutting down the site. Guests: Kevin Roose, who writes about technology for The New York Times, spoke with Fredrick Brennan, the founder of 8chan. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily

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Thomas Franklin

you can't make these sites go away loololoolol

Aug 6th
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Yama

Thomas Franklin We can try to make things better. These sites didn't always exist like this in this form.

Aug 7th
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Ryan Pena

Thomas Franklin haha soooo....if 8chan is gone...there will be a less centralized place for this....meaning less people will see this crap...which is a good thing...

Aug 7th
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2813308004

8chan is already back up

Aug 6th
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Santiago

2813308004 :)

Aug 7th
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Shutting Down 8chan

Shutting Down 8chan