Tag Archives: Gab

Prosecutors Ask Court To Seal Details Of Synagogue Shooting To Prevent Harassment Of Survivors, Families

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports: Federal prosecutors Friday asked a judge to seal all discovery materials in the government’s case against alleged Tree of Life synagogue gunman Robert Bowers, court filings show. The motions, filed by U.S. Attorney Scott Brady’s office in Pittsburgh, argue that only the defense should have access to the prosecution’s discovery materials. Discovery is the disclosure of …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Dems Pounce After Anti-LGBT State GOP Rep Revealed As Investor In Site Favored By Nazis

The Daily Mail reports: A Republican politician is an investor in Gab, the now-shuttered social media network used by the Pittsburgh synagogue gunman, DailyMail.com can disclose. Dan Bishop, a state senator in North Carolina who is up for re-election next week, boasted in August 2017 that he had backed the site because he was “about done with SF thought police …

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Gab Goes Offline After GoDaddy Gives Them The Boot

USA Today reports: Gab, the social network scrutinized following the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead, went offline as service providers suspended accounts and threatened to shut the website down. A message on Gab.com said the website would not be accessible for a period of time as the site shifts to a new hosting provider. In a …

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Gab Begs Trump For Help As Big Tech Cracks Down

The New York Times reports: Gab’s affiliation with Mr. Bowers has already cost the company dearly. On Saturday, the company’s web hosting provider, Joyent, moved to shut the site down, according to an email posted by Gab on Twitter. The payment processing platform Stripe, which Gab has used to receive fees for its paid Gab Pro membership level, and which …

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Far-Right Social Media Site Denies Responsibility For Synagogue Shooter After Allowing His Nazi Memes

Posted this afternoon by Gab: Gab.com’s policy on terrorism and violence have always been very clear: we a have zero tolerance for it. Gab unequivocally disavows and condemns all acts of terrorism and violence. This has always been our policy. We are saddened and disgusted by the news of violence in Pittsburgh and are keeping the families and friends of …

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Racist Pro-Trump Troll Doxed By Pro-Trump Nazis

The New York Daily News reports: Infighting among white supremacists led to a major development this week: one of the most notorious pro-Trump internet trolls was outed as a Middlebury College grad who lives in Manhattan. Ricky Vaughn, an alt-right troll who was banned from Twitter for spreading anti-Semitic and racist content, got into a toxic back-and-forth with other far-right …

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Extremist Twitter Rival May Lose Domain

Business Insider reports: One of the most prominent social media sites in the far-right community may be kicked off its domain in the next week over violating hate speech rules. Early on Monday, the social media chat site Gab.ai posted a letter it received from its domain registrar saying it will seize the domain in five days if the site …

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Extremist Site Files Anti-Trust Suit Against Google

The Washington Post reports: The social media site Gab.ai is accusing Google of violating federal antitrust laws when the tech giant booted Gab from the Google Play Store, according to lawsuit filed Thursday. The legal action is the latest salvo in an escalating battle between right-leaning technologists and leaders against Silicon Valley giants such as Facebook and Google. Gab alleges …

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Twitter’s Hate Speech Crackdown Sends Alt-Right Racists And Trump Fans Flocking To New Platform “Gab”

And of course Gab’s logo is a highly-stylized version of Pepe, the neo-Nazi frog mascot. Wired reports: Gab is less than a month old, so it may well flame out like Peach or Ello. But for now, the platform looks like an artifact from a dystopian universe where the alt-right completely took over Twitter. Gab has over 42,000 people on …

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