Enlarge / CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA—A woman leaves a note on the ground as people gather at a memorial for Heather Heyer after her funeral service on Wednesday. Heyer was killed after a car rammed into a group of people during a planned Unite the Right rally on August 12.
The Daily Stormer’s celebration of the death sparked a backlash. (credit: The Washington Post, Getty Images)
The infamous neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer is back online again, but maybe not for very long.
The saga of The Daily Stormer is well into its second week.
Earlier this month, a white supremacist allegedly rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protestors in Charlottesville, killing protestor Heather Heyer.
Stormer editor Andrew Anglin responded with a vulgar post attacking Heyer.
Then anti-racism activists started lobbying technology companies to stop doing business with the site in an effort to drive the Stormer off the Internet.
The campaign worked. Over the last week, the site has cycled through a sequence of domains—dailystormer.com, dailystormer.wang, dailystormer.ru, and then dailystormer.lol—as one domain registrar after another succumbed to activist pressure to take the site down. On Wednesday, the site appeared online again at punishedstormer.com.
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