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Gab.com, which allowed Bowers to post his threats against Jews, has been taken offline.
UPDATE: Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 at 11:24 a.m. ET
Robert Bowers used the social network Gab.com to threaten Jews two hours before killing 11 people in the Tree of Life synagogue. Gab has been taken offline.
The social network said in a statement on Monday it would be "inaccessible for a period of time" after several web hosting services declined its business. Gab.com said it has also been removed from app stores and refused service by payment processing firms.
Gab.com CEO Andrew Torba said in a statement, in part: "Ban us all you want. Smear us all you want. You can't stop an idea."
"The site's claim of being a marketplace for free speech is a facade," Joel Finkelstein, a neuroscientist at Princeton University, who directs the Network Contagion Research Institute, a nonprofit that studies how hate spreads online, said in an interview.
"It's very clear that free speech is a coded way of saying the alt-right can say what they want."
ORIGINAL STORY Published Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018
Acts domestic terrorism last week fueled by the overt racism, anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories of the Trump era culminated with a mass murder in Pittsburgh.