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Date TimeAugust 08, 2019
VoiceMajor telecoms company bans access to far-right site in wake of El Paso shooting manifesto that praised Christchurch attack
New Zealand telco bans 8chan as chief censor calls it racist killers platform of choice
One of New Zealand’s largest telecommunications providers, Spark, has banned the far-right site 8chan after the country’s chief censor offered his backing for any internet service provider who did so in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting.
Censor David Shanks applauded Spark’s “brave and meaningful” decision, describing the message board as “the white supremacist killer’s platform of choice”.

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