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Epik provides update on 8chan

Epik will provide registrar services but not content delivery. CEO Monster says, “Their community grew and their moderation skills did not.” Domain name registrar Epik has issued an update on providing services to 8chan. 8chan came under fire after the shooting in El Paso this weekend. The site operator moved the domain to Epik, a […]

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Epik CEO Rob Monster statement on 8chan

8ch.net moves to Epik. Here’s Rob Monster’s response. 8Chan, a website again in the spotlight after the shooting in El Paso this weekend, has switched registrars. It already got booted off of its DDoS provider CloudFlare. Now, perhaps to avoid any pressure from its domain registrar, it moved to Epik for registration services. Epik also […]

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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 exits DigitalTown, George Nagy takes over CEO role

Monster pares CEO roles down to one. Rob Monster has resigned as CEO of DigitalTown, a company that provides community building platforms. The company owns a large portfolio of domain names, including 11,000 .city domain names. Monster told Domain name Wire that the move has been planned for a while. In an email, he said […]

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