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Q’s Last Haven Briefly Shut by Internet Providers

Q’s Last Haven Briefly Shut by Internet Providers

The last haven for “real” Qdrops, 8kun (previously called 8chan), briefly went down Sunday night after a security researcher called the head of CNServers, the anti-denial-of-service provider that controversial site uses to stay online. CNServers quickly pulled their support for the message board, resulting in a vanishingly brief outage.

Critical Thinking is Still the Best Way to Fight Conspiracy Theory Groups Like QAnon

Critical Thinking is Still the Best Way to Fight Conspiracy Theory Groups Like QAnon

Facebook has announced a ban on groups and pages identified with the rapidly growing QAnon conspiracy movement, which will cover both Facebook itself and the Facebook-owned Instagram. QAnon is a far-right conspiracy theory that alleges, among other things, that US President Donald Trump is battling Satan-worshipping paedophiles and a global…

Facebook Bans QAnon, But It’s Too Late

Facebook Bans QAnon, But It’s Too Late

For years now, the QAnon conspiracy theory has existed on Facebook’s platforms. But that is set to change. On Wednesday morning the company said QAnon Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts will now be removed from the platform. In an unattributed company blog post, Facebook reflected on its previous efforts…