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Neo-nazi site Daily Stormer threatened by hosting providers and possible hackers

•, by Thuy Ong

Neo-nazi news site the Daily Stormer has been given 24 hours to move its domain to a new host after its current provider, GoDaddy, said it would cut off support. The decision was made in response to a Daily Stormer article about Heather Heyer, who was killed during the Charlottesville protests this weekend. In a statement sent to TechCrunch, GoDaddy said the article "could incite additional violence" and thus violated the company's terms of service. 

Heyer, 32, was part of a group of counter-protestors marching against the white nationalists, and was struck and killed when a car plowed into another car, according to The New York Times.  The offending post on the Daily Stormer was written by the site's editor, Andrew Anglin, as part of its coverage of the Charlottesville protests this weekend.

It also appears that hackers, who claim to be from Anonymous, have taken over the Daily Stormer website, saying they plan to shut it down within 24 hours. The hackers claim to have been targeting the site for months, but took action because of the Charlottesville protests.