Cloudflare Stops Protecting 8chan from DDoS Attacks After Massacre

Cloudflare says it will ban imageboard 8chan from using its DDoS mitigation services following the El Paso, Texas, shooting that killed 20 people.

The alleged El Paso gunman is believed to have posted a racist manifesto on 8chan, citing as an inspiration for his massacre the March 2019 attacks on two Christchurch mosques.

The man arrested in the wake the Christchurch attacks is also believed to have posted a manifesto outlining his racist views on 8chan, in addition to using the site to share a link to a Facebook livestream of the shootings.

Read more at Computerworld

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