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Democrats gear up to shut down 4chan

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>THOMPSON: IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT 8KLAN
>House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) said he hopes to broaden the focus of his committee’s work on terrorist content online following the deposition of 8quan owner Jim Watkins. (The fringe website hosted manifestos tied to a recent string of mass shootings.) While panel staff are still reviewing testimony from their recent closed-door Watkins session, Thompson said he expects the panel to expand its focus to other platforms, with the goal of eventually proposing reforms. “Ultimately we’re looking at some policy recommendations,” he told Cristiano. “There’ll probably be a couple more hearings around it. But we’ll broaden it and just start looking at everybody, the Facebooks of the world, Google, 8quan, 4chan.”
https://www.politico.com/newsletters/morning-tech/2019/09/11/whos-who-on-tech-in-the-new-european-commission-476415

Anyone here remember back a few years ago when the mainstream center left elitist snobs in Washington all loved 4chan? The Washington post did a couple long stories about moot and making him out to be some kind of boy genius free speech hero back around the time of chanology. moot did that faggy TED talk and it was only FOX News who was calling 4chan dangerous hackers on steroids.
How did we get to be public enemy #1 so quickly? Do they think us gamers are expendable?