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Anonymous Hacks Epik Web Hosting

Wednesday September 15, 2021. 06:00 PM , from Slashdot
Anonymous Hacks Epik Web Hosting
ArchieBunker writes: Members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous claim to have hacked web registration company Epik, allegedly stealing 'a decade's worth of data,' including reams of information about its clients and their domains. Epik is controversial, having been known to host a variety of rightwing clients, including ones that previous web hosting providers, like GoDaddy, have dropped for various reasons. Its users have included conservative social media networks Parler and Gab, as well as conspiracy-theory-laden YouTube wannabe Bitchute and former President Trump fansite, The Donald. The company recently hosted prolifewhistleblower.com -- the website designed to help people snitch on Texas residents who want abortions -- but later forcibly removed the tip-collecting platform after determining that it had violated Epik's terms by nonconsensually collecting third-party information.

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