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List Of Companies Banning White Supremacists And Neo-Nazis Is Growing

Amid growing tensions following a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that saw white supremacists, neo-Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan, several technology companies have announced bans on members of the respective hate groups. The bans come on the heels of President Donald Trump condemning “both sides” and the “alt-left” after a woman was left dead and several more injured by a man who rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters at the rally. For several companies, the fallout and outrage over the weekend’s events prompted corporate…

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Online Companies Bar Far-Right Groups

They are being booted off or locked out of their websites. Some can no longer blog. Their electronic payment systems are being canceled. Even their music can’t be heard. For some white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups, operating online has become much harder in the wake of last week’s “Unite the Right” protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in violent clashes between extremist groups and counterprotesters. On Thursday, the Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi and white supremacist news site and one of the organizers of last weekend’s demonstrations, was reportedly ejected from…

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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

NEW YORK (AP) — It has taken bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. The rally has shown how easily technology can be used to organize and finance such events, and how extreme views online can translate into violence … Read the referenced story here:…

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