Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi Website Hacked by Anonymous — or Was It?

(ANTIMEDIA)  — The Daily Stormer, the neo-Nazi website that published a highly unfavorable article about Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, is getting the cold shoulder. In less than a day, the site has been dropped by domain provider GoDaddy and refused service by Google.

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Calling Heyer “fat” and “the definition of useless,” The Daily Stormer wrote over the weekend that “most people are glad she is dead” despite outrage in the media. “A 32-year-old woman without children is a burden on society and has no value,” read the post.

The publication prompted GoDaddy to expel the website, as the domain provider said in a tweet:

“We informed The Daily Stormer that they have 24 hours to move the domain to another provider, as they have violated our terms of service.”

Shortly after, a message appeared on The Daily Stormer claiming the website had been taken over by Anonymous. One of the hacker collective’s biggest Twitter accounts denied involvement, however, initially tweeting:

“We have no confirmation that ‘Anonymous’ is involved yet. Looks more like a DS stunt. Wonder if they are having issues finding a new host.”

Not long after, though, YourAnonNews took to mockery:

“If goal of Daily Stormer was to get us to celebrate a BS claim, it backfired. Seriously, suck less.”

So it appears The Daily Stormer’s accusation against Anonymous was, according to Anonymous, more than likely an attempt to save face before getting shut down by GoDaddy. The site tried to register with Google and was successful for a short while before the internet giant caught wind of the situation and followed GoDaddy’s suit.

“We are canceling Daily Stormer’s registration with Google Domains for violating our terms of service,” Google said in a statement.

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