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5:45 PM ET, August 15, 2017

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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook is deleting posts linking to a Daily Stormer article that attacked Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, after article was shared more than 65K times  —  Daily Stormer article violated community standards, company says  —  A blog post attacking a victim of white supremacist violence …
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Morgan Little / CNET:
Reddit bans a subreddit after uproar led by r/AgainstHateSubreddits, and Facebook bans several group pages after Charlottesville attack  —  The Charlottesville tragedy has highlighted neo-Nazi communities across the internet.  Reddit and Facebook are beginning to take action.
Discussion: The Daily Beast and The Verge
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer moves to dark web after GoDaddy, Google bans, sharing its .onion address  —  Prominent neo-Nazi news site the Daily Stormer has apparently moved to the dark web after being denied domain registration from Google and GoDaddy.  The site's status page tweeted a link …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
In the wake of a killing after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, tech firms are setting aside content neutrality in the fight against online hate
Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:
GoDaddy tells neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer it violated its ToS and to find a new domain provider, after it posted an obscene article about Charlottesville victim
Washington Post:
On Tuesday morning, Trump retweeted an image of a “Trump train” running over a CNN reporter, days after Charlottesville tragedy, but later deleted it  —  President Trump's war with CNN went off the rails Tuesday morning after he retweeted an image of a Trump train running over a CNN reporter …
Laura Wagner / Deadspin:
SB Nation's fan sites are run by low-paid contractors, who receive a monthly stipend of ~$600 per month, with posts by unpaid contributors, breaching Vox policy  —  Depending on who's defining it, to whom, and why, SB Nation is either a popular website best-known for puckish …
Isabel Gottlieb / Bloomberg:
MoviePass drops subscription price to $9.95 a month, sells majority stake to Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., plans to IPO by March 2018  —  MoviePass wants to subsidize your film habit, letting you go to the theater once a day for about the price of a single ticket.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Sources: a crew is filming inside The New York Times for a documentary about the paper's coverage of the president  —  TALK ABOUT TIMING.  THE DAY AFTER THE HORRIFIC EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S CAMPAIGN RELEASED A NEW AD.  But instead of a message about something …
Ramin Setoodeh / Variety:
In interview, Netflix's Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos says the streaming service will spend $7B on original content in 2018  —  For a soft-spoken man, Ted Sarandos makes a lot of thunderous news.  Just consider the headlines he's generated over the last week alone with a succession of game-changing deals.
Discussion: Polygon and Business Insider
Bloomberg:
Sources: Mashable is exploring strategic options including a sale of all or part of the firm; company says it hired LionTree Advisors months ago to seek capital  —  Mashable Inc. is exploring strategic options including the sale of all or part of the online media company, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Discussion: @lucas_shaw, Thanks:@whatthebit
Jessica Estepa / USA Today:
Trump's re-election campaign accuses CNN of censorship after the network refused to air its ad; CNN says it would run the ad if images of reporters removed  —  President Trump's re-election campaign said CNN had blocked its latest campaign ad, accusing the network of censorship.
Discussion: Mediaite
 
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