8chan Forced to Move to Obscure Dark Web Service
- The move comes after multiple companies booted the site or its providers from their own services, including internet infrastructure firm Cloudflare.
- The platform doesn’t run on traditional web servers that can be seized or denied to certain customers.
- That created a cascading flow of other companies severing ties with 8chan, including its domain registrar Tucows, and Voxility, which was providing infrastructure to Epik, an internet infrastructure company favored among the far-right.
- Now that 8chan has a version on the decentralized platform, it does not have to rely on companies such as Voxility or those offering web hosting.
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