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Home to Proud Boys domain, Gab, and other right-wing sites posts unhinged letters after PayPal cuts ties

10.23.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles
Home to Proud Boys domain, Gab, and other right-wing sites posts unhinged letters after PayPal cuts tiesPayPal, Hunter Biden, Bloomberg News, and several Avengers were targeted in a series of unhinged open letters from Epik after PayPal terminated its account.  The domain registrar, whose CEO once defended David Duke on a white nationalist podcast, is home to Gab and other far-right websites, and formerly hosted 8chan. It also hosts the domain of the former website of the violent far-right Proud Boys, which was recently spoofed in emails threatening Democratic voters. Epik claimed it was cut off due to "anti-conservative bias." PayPal said it had nothing to do with political ideology, but was instead due to financial risk issues. Read more... More about Paypal, Domain Names, Proud Boys, Deplatforming, and Epik

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