8chan's founder says "shut it down" https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/04/technology/8chan-shooting-manifesto.html
@alis Oh wow, I think you're right:
> Among other things, that resulted in us cooperating around monitoring potential hate sites on our network and notifying law enforcement when there was content that contained an indication of potential violence. We will continue to work within the legal process to share information when we can to hopefully prevent horrific acts of violence
Troubling for different reasons, but unsurprising.
@cwebber The text in the original NYT article was even more blatant, IMO. Cloudflare walked it back su-uu-uper quickly, then kicked off 8chan released that blog post (obviously after the lawyers and PR people had gotten to it).
I only grabbed an excerpt of the original, but it was quite explicitly Prince saying, "If we kicked 8chan off our network […] law enforcement would have less visibility into what’s going on." Which... 😬
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