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Year in Review: Domain names and free speech

Registrars continue to grapple with thorny questions about content. What role do domain name organizations play when it comes to free speech? This continued to be a hot topic in 2018. In the United States, the government cannot limit free speech. But businesses are not obliged to do the same. Domain name companies try to […]

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Pennsylvania Attorney General subpoenas Epik over Gab.com domain name

AG asks Epik to hand over communications with Gab. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has asked domain name registrar Epik to send it information about its interactions with Gab, the social network that came under fire after one of its users shot people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. Gab.com was registered at GoDaddy before moving […]

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Rob Monster explains why he accepted GAB.com domain at Epik

Controversial site moves its domain name to Epik. Most domain name registrars don’t like a hot potato, but Epik founder Rob Monster has decided to serve as the registrar for one–Gab.com. If you aren’t familiar with the site, the “free speech” social network has been in the news because the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter ranted on […]

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Gab.com is apparently on a payment plan. That should serve as a warning.

Domain name appears to be on a payment plan at Escrow.com. The valuable domain name Gab.com is in limbo. It is used for a ‘free speech’ social network and it seems that the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter was radicalized (in part) by using the service. GoDaddy told the company to move its domain name elsewhere. A […]

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