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8chan owner Jim Watkins accuses 8chan founder Fredrick Brennan of cyberlibel in the Philippines, where defamation is a criminal offense
'Don't go on sites like 8chan,' warns its founder Frederick Brennan
From a website envisioned as a platform for free speech, 8chan has become host to hate speech related to multiple mass shootings in the United States. Watch its founder, Frederick Brennan, live on Rappler.
The Philippine National Police urges Jim Watkins to follow the lead of 8chan creator Fredrick Brennan and 'give anything he would want to share in our ongoing investigation'
8chan's Jim Watkins is asked to 'provide testimony regarding 8chan’s efforts to investigate and mitigate the proliferation of extremist content, including white supremacist extremist content'
Fredrick Brennan repeats his call for the site to be closed, saying 'I should have shut it down when I had the chance'
8chan is offline again after infrastructure-as-a-service provider Voxility cuts ties with the forum's new host
PNP chief Oscar Albayalde orders the Anti-Cybercrime Group to verify information against 8chan, whose owner has reportedly been living in the Philippines
'The rationale is simple: they have proven themselves to be lawless and that lawlessness has caused multiple tragic deaths,' the CloudFlare team explains
A 2016 report says that Jim Watkins has been living in the Philippines since 2004