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Read Kiwi Farms’ epic response to NZ police thug demanding identity of everyone talking about Christchurch attack "You're a small, irrelevant island nation barely more recognizable than any other nameless pacific sovereignty."

The administrator of Kiwi Farms today revealed in a forum thread that New Zealand police has contacted him and demanded identifying information on all forum…


Twitch competitor Stream.Me gone after threats against owners’ kids Ethan Ralph: "They just decided it wasn't worth it."

The abrupt disappearance of Texas-based streaming platform Stream.Me earlier today has set the internet ablaze with speculation. The rapidly growing livestreaming site first errored out…


New Twitter rules ban misgendering, deadnaming "Happy hunting!"

Using the pronoun he for a male or she for a female is now officially a reason for Twitter to yoink your account. The microblogging…


In Ice Poseidon’s wake In the hunt for internet fame, some forego ethics and law.

“I Ice Poseidons kølvand” was originally published November 2 in Weekendavisen. Translation by LULZ / swack. Cloudining from the /r/Bjorn subreddit helped with the cover…


Sam Hyde’s dead and here’s the documentary — Blacklisted Million Dollar Extreme fans praise new doc chronicling Sam's last days in the bunker.

You will be forgiven for not knowing about Sam Hyde (✝2011—2018), but you should still watch the documentary youtuber Porsalin just released about the last…


Reddit quarantines 25+ communities, more to come Right-wingers, communists, even the world's biggest IRL livestreamer. Within minutes of Reddit announcement, subreddits "redditors may find offensive" were crippled.

“On a platform as open and diverse as Reddit, there will sometimes be communities that, while not prohibited by the Content Policy, average redditors may…


Linux developers threaten to pull “kill switch” UPDATE: ESR: "threat has teeth." Most of the internet could be affected as some Linux devs threaten to rescind code in response to CoC controversy.

Update (September 24): new response from Richard M. Stallman, and Eric S. Raymond (ESR) says the license revocation “threat has teeth.” Linux powers the internet,…


Tariq Nasheed: hurricane rescue crews conspire to mass murder black people "rescue law enforcement units are completely infiltrated by dangerous white supremacist[s]."

Prominent liberal thought leader and filmmaker Tariq Nasheed has a unique take on Hurricane Florence: white rescue crews, triggered by a racist hand signal sent…