TSR Tech: Popular web host GoDaddy has taken down a website created by an anti-abortion group that encourages people to report anyone violating Texas’ new abortion law.
As we reported earlier this week, There is now a law in Texas that makes it illegal for anyone to assist women with an abortion after six weeks Of pregnancy without exception in the case of rape or incest.
The Texas anti-abortion group Right to Life has created a website that asks citizens to report people who violate the new law, promising them to “ensure those lawbreakers are held accountable for their actions.”
GoDaddy then recently gave the group 24 hours to find a new home, according to theverge. “We have informed prolifewhistleblower.com that they have 24 hours to move to another provider for violating their terms of service,” a spokesperson said. New York times And the edge.
By late Friday, it emerged that the website had found that home in Epik, the provider known to help save controversial sites including Gab, social media platform Parler and online hate forum 8chan when other web service providers aren’t taking it.
However, the site was down as of early Sunday morning and came back up sometime in the early evening.
At first, GoDaddy said the edge that the whistleblower site is violating “multiple provisions” of its terms of service, including Section 5.2, which states that: You will not collect or harvest (or allow any other person to collect or harvest) any User Content (as defined below) or any non-public or personal information about another User or any other person or entity without their prior express written consent.
Epik also reportedly decided to host the form that allowed citizens to report their neighbors was also against their terms of service and cut the site down. It is unclear who is hosting the controversial site now.
The site was also having issues with the public after a group of TikTokers flooded the site with fake advice.
We will keep you posted on any updates.