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ReadThisThing (Jul 15th, 2019)

The proliferation of online hate is something that's generated a lot of concern in recent years, but companies that provide the infrastructure for hateful websites are rarely placed under scrutiny. Citing First Amendment protections, web hosts like GoDaddy say that allowing the content to remain on their servers is necessary for an open and free internet, and that policies of tolerance mean that even intolerance must be supported. That said, when contacted by reporter Aaron Sankin regarding websites espousing the ideals of "white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and chapters of the Ku Klux Klan," hosting companies removed about 29 of the pages in question. 

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The Dirty Business of Hosting Hate Online

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