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Neo-Nazi Site 'The Daily Stormer' Pulled from GoDaddy Following Vile Charlottesville Comments

Suggestions site also staged a hack, making it seem like Anonymous was at play.

Domain hosting site GoDaddy isn't putting up with The Daily Stormer.

The Daily Stormer posted egregiously hateful comments on its website at some point following Heather Heyer being identified as one of the three victims in the Charlottesville tragedy this past weekend. The comments, which will not be posted here, led several Twitter users to call for the removal of The Daily Stormer from GoDaddy.

"[email protected] you host The Daily Stormer - they posted this on their site," tweeted user @Amy_Siskind. "Please retweet if you think this hate should be taken down & banned."

GoDaddy responded late Sunday evening, stating that it was giving The Daily Stormer 24 hours to find another site to move to, but @Amy_Siskind responded with a request that the site be removed right away, as she had reportedly been threatened by someone from the site.

Andrew Anglin, the site's founder, had nothing but praise for President Donald Trump in the wake of his comments about Charlottesville.

“No condemnation at all,” Anglin wrote. “When asked to condemn, [Trump] just walked out of the room. Really, really good. God bless him.”

Trump's comments about the violence in Charlottesville and lack of condemnation for the white nationalists and neo-Nazis reportedly involved in it has drawn fire from almost all sides. In particular, it was Trump's reference that there were "many sides" to the situation in Charlottesville that has garnered the most disgust.

Now, though, it appears that Anglin himself might be facing significant trouble, at least from the Twitter community. A photo, reportedly of Anglin, shows a man with a reddish-brown beard and wearing a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap, a clothing choice that has not gone unnoticed. The common thread among all the posts regarding Anglin revolves around his appearance, and it appears as though the assault on him and his hateful rhetoric is not about to let up anytime soon.

"#AndrewAnglin is a stain on humanity and the world would be better off without him," wrote Twitter user @ItsAllSilliness in one of the more polite posts about The Daily Stormer founder.  "He is a disgusting hateful fascist."

It seemed — albeit briefly — that prominent hacking group Anonymous might have stepped in to stop The Daily Stormer in its tracks.

“We have taken this site in the name of Heather Heyer, a victim of white supremacist terrorism," a statement said on The Daily Stormer site. "For too long the Daily Stormer and Andrew Anglin have spewed their putrid hate on this site. That will not be happening anymore.” 

Anonymous, however, had no idea who was behind the hack. The group suggested, via several tweets, that perhaps someone from The Daily Stormer was behind the site attack.

"We have no confirmation that "Anonymous" is involved yet," @YourAnonNews tweeted. "Looks more like a DS stunt. Wonder if they are having issues finding a new host."

Later, @YourAnonNews tweeted its lament that the likely stunt by The Daily Stormer was further proof that the hate site was probably having a hard time finding a site host.

"If goal of Daily Stormer was to get us to celebrate a BS claim, it backfired." @YourAnonNews posted. "Seriously, suck less."

The Southern Poverty Law Center has labelled The Daily Stormer as the top hate site in America, and now, while the site appears to have not been updated since GoDaddy booted it late Sunday (August 13), the post where a group claiming to be Anonymous states it has taken The Daily Stormer over is still available. It does not appear to have been updated since GoDaddy removed the site from its servers.

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