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8chan founder facing arrest for cyberlibel

/ 05:46 AM February 28, 2020

The founder of 8chan, the message board used by extremists in several deadly shootings in 2019, has been issued a warrant of arrest by a Pasig City court over a cyberlibel complaint.

Fredrick Brennan, who left 8chan in 2015 and has since become a critic of the Philippine-based website, was charged with cyberlibel by his successor and current 8chan (now 8kun) owner James Watkins, whom he described as “senile” and “incompetent” in his 2019 tweets.

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Brennan is married to a Filipino.

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