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GoDaddy Finally Pulls the Plug On White Supremacist Website “The Daily Stormer”

After years of complaints web hosting company GoDaddy announced on Sunday that the neo-Nazi and white supremacist The Daily Stormer website had 24 hours to move its domain to another provider before they shut it down.

The Daily Stormer has been publishing its hate-filled propaganda since 2013. While GoDaddy’s response on Sunday night was swift, it made Twitter users question how a site with sections titled “Jewish Problem” and “Race War” had not violated the company’s terms of service in the past.

Activist Amy Siskind who is a co-founder and President of The New Agenda, a national organization working on issues including economic independence and advancement, gender representation and bias, sexual assault and domestic violence took matters into her own hands and sent screenshots of the websites degrading post (pictured below) about 32-year-old Heather Heyer  who was killed when a car plowed into a crowd demonstrating against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. GoDaddy said it would no longer host The Daily Stormer because the neo-Nazi website had violated the company’s terms of service.

The Daily Stormer made headlines for praising Donald Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville when he failed to credit white supremacists for inciting violence, instead opting to cast blame on “many sides” for the events that occurred. 

“No condemnation at all,” Andrew Anglin, the website’s founder, wrote. “When asked to condemn, [Trump] just walked out of the room. Really, really good. God bless him.”

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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, writer, blogger and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Advocate, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, Raw Story, and The Huffington Post

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