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<p><b>8chan</b> (also called Infinitechan and stylized as ∞chan) is an imageboard website composed of user-created boards. It's notable for its stance on free speech, allowing any content as long as it doesn't violate US law.
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<h2><span class="mw-headline" id="Role_in_GamerGate">Role in GamerGate</span><span class="mw-editsection"><span class="mw-editsection-bracket">[</span><a href="/index.php?title=8chan&amp;action=edit&amp;section=1" title="Edit section: Role in GamerGate">edit</a><span class="mw-editsection-bracket">]</span></span></h2>
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<p>The site has served as a hub for <a href="/index.php?title=GamerGate" title="GamerGate">GamerGate</a> related discussion on it's /gamergate/ board.<sup><span title="This statement has no source and may not be accurate." style="color:blue;">[citation needed]</span></sup> <a href="/index.php?title=Fredrick_Brennan" title="Fredrick Brennan">Fredrick Brennan</a> (nicknamed "Hotwheels" by residents of 8chan) — the owner of the site — is also an outspoken GamerGate supporter who has defended the consumer revolt on places such as <a href="/index.php?title=Mainstream_Media_Coverage#Huffington_Post_Live" title="Mainstream Media Coverage">HuffPostLive</a>, <a href="/index.php?title=The_David_Pakman_Show" title="The David Pakman Show">The David Pakman Show</a> and a debate organized by Al Jazeera America Tonight.<sup id="cite_ref-1" class="reference"><a href="#cite_note-1">[1]</a></sup>
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<h2><span class="mw-headline" id="Board_Culture">Board Culture</span><span class="mw-editsection"><span class="mw-editsection-bracket">[</span><a href="/index.php?title=8chan&amp;action=edit&amp;section=2" title="Edit section: Board Culture">edit</a><span class="mw-editsection-bracket">]</span></span></h2>
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<p><b>See also:</b> <a href="/index.php?title=Chan_Culture_and_Anonymous" title="Chan Culture and Anonymous">Chan Culture and Anonymous</a>

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8chan (also called Infinitechan and stylized as ∞chan) is an imageboard website composed of user-created boards. It's notable for its stance on free speech, allowing any content as long as it doesn't violate US law.

Role in GamerGate[<a href="/index.php?title=8chan&action=edit&section=1" title="Edit section: Role in GamerGate">edit</a>]

The site has served as a hub for <a href="/index.php?title=GamerGate" title="GamerGate">GamerGate</a> related discussion on it's /gamergate/ board.[citation needed] <a href="/index.php?title=Fredrick_Brennan" title="Fredrick Brennan">Fredrick Brennan</a> (nicknamed "Hotwheels" by residents of 8chan) — the owner of the site — is also an outspoken GamerGate supporter who has defended the consumer revolt on places such as <a href="/index.php?title=Mainstream_Media_Coverage#Huffington_Post_Live" title="Mainstream Media Coverage">HuffPostLive</a>, <a href="/index.php?title=The_David_Pakman_Show" title="The David Pakman Show">The David Pakman Show</a> and a debate organized by Al Jazeera America Tonight.<a href="#cite_note-1">[1]</a>

Board Culture[<a href="/index.php?title=8chan&action=edit&section=2" title="Edit section: Board Culture">edit</a>]

See also: <a href="/index.php?title=Chan_Culture_and_Anonymous" title="Chan Culture and Anonymous">Chan Culture and Anonymous</a>