An owner moderates each board, with minimal interaction from site administration. The site has been linked to white supremacism , neo-Nazism , the alt-right , racism and anti-Semitism , hate crimes , and multiple mass shootings. In the aftermath of the back-to-back mass shootings on August 3 and August 4, , in El Paso, Texas , and Dayton, Ohio , respectively, the site was taken off clearnet on August 5, , after the network infrastructure provider Cloudflare stopped providing their content delivery network CDN service. Voxility, a web services company that had been renting servers to Epik , the site's new domain registrar, as well as Epik's CDN provider subsidiary BitMitigate, also terminated service.
8chan - Wikipedia
A rash of postings that may be related to mass shootings has put a spotlight on loosely moderated forums known as chan boards or image boards. While many people who visit these sites simply share memes or discuss video games, the sites have also become a gathering place for white supremacists and right-wing nationalists who take advantage of the freewheeling and anonymous nature of the boards. The anything-goes attitude has led chan boards to become swamps of hateful commentary. One board in particular, 8chan, became a magnet for these posts. After suspected shooters in at least three mass shootings in posted screeds on 8chan -- including before the El Paso, Texas, massacre in early August -- 8chan was forced offline when internet security company Cloudflare and other providers decided to stop working with the site. On Oct. The new site officially went live Nov.
Alphabetical list of all CHANS fellows
Seriously, there are about two dozen other 4chan wannabes, most of which are only functional half the time at best and most of which are chock full of CP , pedophiles, and other people in serious need of a stint in the pokey, but if you're feeling adventurous, ED has a fairly extensive list of them. Search this site. Believe it or not, there are gazillions of 4chan clones floating around out there. None of them are as big, but some of them don't suck nearly as much, and some of them actually put up with raiding and other fun shenanigans. The sooner you start exploring them, the better.
An imageboard is a type of Internet forum that revolves around the posting of images, often alongside related text and discussion. The first imageboards were created in Japan as an extension of the textboard concept. These sites later inspired the creation of a number of English-language imageboards, such as 4chan.