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8chan is back online for now and has a new name: 8kun

[2019.10.09, Wed 19:05] 8chan is back online, but this time, under a new name. 8kun has taken over as the controversial image board's new name. After being down since August 5 due to the El Paso mass shooter's involvement with the site, 8chan's Twitter account tweeted Sunday, October 6, a video promoting the site's new name and logo. According to CNET, the new 8kun site was registered as a Tucows domain on September 7. 8chan came under fire after the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, since the El Paso shooter was active in the online image board and even posted a premature "Manifesto" containing white supremacist views, racism, and hateful speech. Cloudflare cut off 8chan from its hosting support after the August shootings, saying in an August 5 blog post, "The rationale is simple: they have proven themselves to be lawless and that lawlessness has caused multiple tragic deaths." Last month, 8Chan owner Jim Watkins met with the House Homeland Security Committee after he was subpoenaed to testify about 8chan's role in mass shootings and white supremacist-inspired attacks.
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