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Breaking the law: How 8chan (or “8kun”) got (briefly) back online

Enlarge / Snek goes dark. Getty Images The successor to 8chan, 8kun, made a somewhat brief appearance on the public Internet thanks to what amounts to an attack on the Internet’s routing infrastructure. The site’s domain name server, hosted by a service called VanwaNet, offered up an Internet address for the site that was from …

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The internet is racing to cut ties with 8chan after another deadly shooting

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Less than an hour before this weekend’s deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. After a day of waffling, Cloudflare announced it would cut the security services it had provided the far-right site. That …

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Cloudflare has had enough, cutting off 8chan

Enlarge / Matthew Prince, co-founder and chief executive officer of CloudFlare Inc. Bloomberg/Getty Images In the wake of Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, in which 20 people lost their lives, it was discovered that the shooter had posted a racist manifesto on the imageboard site 8chan. That was the third time this year alone …

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Cloudflare’s privacy-focused DNS app adds a free VPN

Engadget Cloudfare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS service will add a VPN to its app for mobile devices. Known as Warp, the feature will gives users of the DNS resolver even more privacy while browsing the internet on their phone. Though the 1.1.1.1 DNS service already keeps your carrier from tracking your browser history, it doesn’t encrypt your …

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