Altright.com is gone, at least for now. The website, founded by white nationalist Richard Spencer, has been pulled off the internet by its website domain hosting provider GoDaddy. GoDaddy and Google similarlylast year.
GoDaddy says that while it doesn’t generally take action when users complain about the websites it hosts, Altright.com “crossed the line” by encouraging and promoting violence “in a direct and threatening manner.” The company also says it gave GoDaddy 48 hours to find itself a new domain hosting service, but apparantly Spencer didn’t do that in time.
You can read the company’s full statement below:
GoDaddy does not condone content that advocates expressions of hate, racism or bigotry. However, we generally do not…