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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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