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8chan owner Jim Watkins faces grilling on extremist content

8 days ago   |   By New York Post

The House Committee on Homeland Security subpoenaed Jim Watkins, the owner of the far-right Internet message board 8chan, as part of a probe into the social media site's connections to extremists. “In recent years, violent extremist content has proliferated on both large and small social media platforms. At least three acts of deadly white supremacist...
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House subpoenas owner of message board tied to mass killings

House subpoenas owner of message board tied to mass killings

8 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A key House committee has subpoenaed the owner of 8chan, an online message board favored by violent white nationalists including the man suspected of killing 22 people in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson and the panel's top Republican announced the subpoena Wednesday, saying that "at least three acts of deadly white supremacist extremist violence have been linked to 8chan in the last six months."
The El Paso shooter along with the gunman accused of killing 51 worshippers at a New Zealand mosque and the man accused of...
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