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The domain Gab.com has landed at Epik.
Epik.com blog page ^ | 11// | Rob Monster

Posted on 11/03/2018 5:09:30 PM PDT by akalinin

The domain Gab.com has landed at Epik.

This post will summarize why Epik welcomed Gab.com. It will also address why I believe the operators of the site have the right to be online.

De-Platforming is Digital Censorship. Blacklisting is Digital Shunning.

For those not familiar with the case, Gab.com’s ability to operate was abruptly terminated by Godaddy, among other vendors, who deemed Gab to have violated their terms of service. This de-platforming of Gab generated much discussion in the mainstream technology press. It also prompted a lively discussion in the professional domain name community, including at the popular discussion board NamePros.

As the news broke, and as some elements in the mainstream media rendered their judgement, I embarked on my own search for truth. Along the way, I did have an opportunity to meet with the Founder of Gab, Andrew Torba, an entrepreneur who was willing to swim against the tide for what he believes is right, namely empowering netizens to discuss openly about matters of mutual interest with limited risk of censorship.

Although, I did not take the decision lightly to accept this domain registration, I look forward to partnering with a young, and once brash, CEO who is courageously doing something that looks useful. As I reflect on my own journey as a truth-seeking tech entrepreneur, I have no doubt that Andrew will continue to develop not only as tech entrepreneur but also as a responsible steward — one that can balance bravado with diplomacy and who tempers courage with humility.


(Excerpt) Read more at epik.com ...


TOPICS: AMERICA - The Right Way!!; Computers/Internet; Society
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; censorship; clickbait; freedom; gab; internet; speech; technotyranny
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Just an update on the developing situation with Gab.com. This informational post is not meant to promote a site that competes with FR's business model, but rather update on a situation that could affect all FR posters secondary to the de-platforming of sites that our tech-marxist overlords do not approve of.
1 posted on 11/03/2018 5:09:30 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: akalinin
Good news.

Rob Monster

I love his mash.

2 posted on 11/03/2018 5:13:55 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: akalinin

The internet is being blamed for helping to elect Trump in 2016 and everything that’s happening to this site you mention and others maybe even FR eventually is a dangerous threat to our freedom of speech.


3 posted on 11/03/2018 5:14:04 PM PDT by Spiridon
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To: akalinin
I just checked Wikipedia earlier regarding Gab and they have it listed as past tense. Brutal write up.

Gab wikipedia, past tense

4 posted on 11/03/2018 5:16:33 PM PDT by Karliner (Jeremiah29:11,Romans8:28 Isa 17, Damascus has fallen)
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To: akalinin

Good for Gab.


5 posted on 11/03/2018 5:28:15 PM PDT by Nextrush (FREEDOM IS EVERYBODYS BUSINESS, REMEMBER PASTOR NIEMOLLER)
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To: Karliner

Don’t rely on Wikipedia for truth. Anyone can edit it.

Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world...


6 posted on 11/03/2018 5:31:13 PM PDT by McGruff
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To: Karliner
I just checked Wikipedia earlier regarding Gab and they have it listed as past tense. Brutal write up.

That's why I don't and instruct my family to never, never refrence Wikipedia for anything. They're a big part of the historical revision/misinformation/censorship cabal.
7 posted on 11/03/2018 5:31:23 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: akalinin

I believe that they are hoping to be back online tomorrow.


8 posted on 11/03/2018 5:33:11 PM PDT by Revel
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To: akalinin

And now come the attacks: drop Gab or we pressure your other customers to leave.


9 posted on 11/03/2018 5:37:02 PM PDT by DesScorp
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it doesn’t compete with FR’s business model

More works in harmony with it... I’ve seeded plenty of stuff back and forth to reach wider audiences.


10 posted on 11/03/2018 5:37:40 PM PDT by thoughtomator (Number of arrested coup conspirators to date: 2)
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To: akalinin

Epik is about to experience an assault, the likes of nothing they have every seen.


11 posted on 11/03/2018 5:37:43 PM PDT by centurion316 (,)
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Epik is about to experience an assault, the likes of nothing they have every seen.

Let's see if they have the testicluar fortitude once the rubber hits the road.
12 posted on 11/03/2018 5:43:03 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: thoughtomator
it doesn’t compete with FR’s business model

More works in harmony with it... I’ve seeded plenty of stuff back and forth to reach wider audiences.


Yeah, I agree but I don't want Jim et. al to think I'm shilling for another site.
13 posted on 11/03/2018 5:45:01 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: akalinin

God bless ‘em.
They are going to need it.


14 posted on 11/03/2018 5:45:47 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... (Had I brought Christ with me, the outcome would have been different. Dr.Eric Cunningham)
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To: DesScorp
And now come the attacks: drop Gab or we pressure your other customers to leave.

Gab's twitter feed has some posts of people who are moving their domains over to Epik because of their courageous stance. I guess we'll see.
15 posted on 11/03/2018 5:51:01 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: Karliner

“I just checked Wikipedia earlier regarding Gab and they have it listed as past tense. Brutal write up.”

I used to be an enthusiastic Wikipedia user. I’ve authored articles. I no longer use it. The editors have some completely politicized the site to the Left that there’s really no use participating anymore. Just as Google abandoned “don’t be evil”, Wikipedia has abandoned the “NPV”: neutral point of view.


16 posted on 11/03/2018 5:51:53 PM PDT by DesScorp
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To: DesScorp

I never use Wiki, bad juju there.


17 posted on 11/03/2018 5:53:09 PM PDT by Chickensoup ( Leftists fascists today plan to commence to commit genocide against conservatives soon)
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To: akalinin

So when will Gab be up and running?


18 posted on 11/03/2018 5:54:35 PM PDT by Chickensoup ( Leftists fascists today plan to commence to commit genocide against conservatives soon)
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To: akalinin

I’d say he’s probably well aware that he has much common cause with Torba, as do we all.


19 posted on 11/03/2018 6:03:55 PM PDT by thoughtomator (Number of arrested coup conspirators to date: 2)
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To: All
digital book burning... ......like the national socialists, like the bolsheviks, like Mao's cultural revolution, and Pol Pot in Cambodia, and Castro in Cuba, and other marxist-authoritarian "republics" everywhere, the initial generation of brainwashed-from-birth students have grown up and been let loose on the host society to re-educate and sift the herd. This is cultural war.
20 posted on 11/03/2018 6:03:58 PM PDT by rocknotsand ( Make America Ethical Again)
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