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Statement this morning from Josh Moon after the site was abruptly dropped by their host in Russia. It does not bode well for freedom of speech on the Internet, or in general, and will only serve to embolden far more authoritarian regimes. This little bird was the canary in the coal mine and now it's dead.

In my life, there is a family emergency. It has absolutely nothing to do with the forum drama. I cannot and will not elaborate further. There will be a week or more where I am completely unavailable and it is likely the site will go down during this time where I will not be able to bring it up.

I want to appraise our situation frankly.

Domain Registrar: Cloudflare was both our application-level DDoS mitigation and our domain registrar. They have given me a way to transfer my domains to another registrar. I do not know what registrar to send it to because I do not have faith in any company.

DDoS Mitigation: DDoS-Guard will drop us dropped us while I was writing this post. This meme about Russia being a free country is a joke. The US is a free country, but with no stewards to protect it. Without the US, there is no second best. I did not expect Cloudflare to crumple so quickly and I don't have a Plan C for DDoS mitigation.

Resource Allocation: I own IP addresses. Our IP allocation is from APNIC. APNIC is one of the 5 private companies which allocate Internet resources around the world. APNIC happens to be based out of Australia, which recently passed draconian censorship laws. There is an effort to get our RIR to revoke our allocation. This would be unprecedented in the history of the Internet, and considering China is in APNIC's region, an absolutely horrific standard which will echo throughout the upcoming decades. There is a non-zero chance of this happening.

Hosting: We have one host and I am looking at two more. It is likely that the host will give up too. The two hosts confident they can handle the Kiwi Farms are probably wrong. DDoS-Guard was confident they could handle the Kiwi Farms and said "bring it on" for less than 24 hours.

This is an organized attack. There is a coalition of criminals trying to frame the forum for their behavior. These criminals provide opportunities for professional victims to amplify their message. Journalists canonize the crimes as the behavior of the forum itself, which becomes the effective truth for the general public.

This is a machine that was built up formerly against 8chan and activates any time the cathedral wants to test the new fronts of its censorship. It is a massive amalgamation of various interests. I am one person. The financial limitations aren't even the real problem - the problem is, I am powerless alone. There is no amount of money I can throw to convince people to be brave and be free. This is just the reality of our country.

And what this machine will not accept is compromise. If I censored specific kinds of behavior, it would not matter. They don't want a specific thing censored. They want the average person to be able to speak in channels where only specific thoughts are acceptable.

More importantly, they want to make it so that no small organization can host a service which threatens the cathedral. It used to be that one guy with a good idea could open a platform and be a Tom Anderson, Mark Zuckerberg, Tom Fulp, Christopher Poole, or Richard Kyanka. Take note these names are all from 10+ years ago. There are no new groundbreakers online anymore because breaking ground in the new Internet's corporate parking lot is not allowed.

I do not see a situation where the Kiwi Farms is simply allowed to operate. It will either become a fractured shell of itself, like 8chan, or jump between hosts and domain names like Daily Stormer.

Essentially what he's saying is that Xi and Putin alike are cheering this right now. I know I will always remember where I was when the 9/11 of the Internet happened. And once again, I feel like the terrorists have won.

Statement this morning from Josh Moon after the site was abruptly dropped by their host in Russia. It does not bode well for freedom of speech on the Internet, or in general, and will only serve to embolden far more authoritarian regimes. This little bird was the canary in the coal mine and now it's dead. > In my life, there is a family emergency. It has absolutely nothing to do with the forum drama. I cannot and will not elaborate further. There will be a week or more where I am completely unavailable and it is likely the site will go down during this time where I will not be able to bring it up. > I want to appraise our situation frankly. > Domain Registrar: > Cloudflare was both our application-level DDoS mitigation and our domain registrar. They have given me a way to transfer my domains to another registrar. I do not know what registrar to send it to because **I do not have faith in any company.** > DDoS Mitigation: > DDoS-Guard will drop us dropped us while I was writing this post. This meme about Russia being a free country is a joke. **The US is a free country, but with no stewards to protect it. Without the US, there is no second best.** I did not expect Cloudflare to crumple so quickly and I don't have a Plan C for DDoS mitigation. > Resource Allocation: > I own IP addresses. Our IP allocation is from APNIC. APNIC is one of the 5 private companies which allocate Internet resources around the world. APNIC happens to be based out of Australia, which recently passed draconian censorship laws. There is an effort to get our RIR to revoke our allocation. This would be **unprecedented in the history of the Internet,** and considering **China is in APNIC's region, an absolutely horrific standard which will echo throughout the upcoming decades.** There is a non-zero chance of this happening. > Hosting: > We have one host and I am looking at two more. It is likely that the host will give up too. The two hosts confident they can handle the Kiwi Farms are probably wrong. DDoS-Guard was confident they could handle the Kiwi Farms and said "bring it on" for less than 24 hours. > This is an organized attack. There is a coalition of criminals trying to frame the forum for their behavior. These criminals provide opportunities for professional victims to amplify their message. **Journalists canonize the crimes as the behavior of the forum itself, which becomes the effective truth for the general public.** > This is a machine that was built up formerly against 8chan and activates **any time the cathedral wants to test the new fronts of its censorship.** It is a **massive amalgamation of various interests.** I am one person. The financial limitations aren't even the real problem - the problem is, **I am powerless alone.** There is no amount of money I can throw to convince people to be brave and be free. This is just the reality of our country. > **And what this machine will not accept is compromise.** If I censored specific kinds of behavior, it would not matter. They don't want a specific thing censored. **They want the average person to be able to speak in channels where only specific thoughts are acceptable.** > More importantly, **they want to make it so that no small organization can host a service which threatens the cathedral.** It used to be that one guy with a good idea could open a platform and be a Tom Anderson, Mark Zuckerberg, Tom Fulp, Christopher Poole, or Richard Kyanka. Take note these names are all from 10+ years ago. There are no new groundbreakers online anymore because breaking ground in the new Internet's corporate parking lot is not allowed. > **I do not see a situation where the Kiwi Farms is simply allowed to operate.** It will either become a fractured shell of itself, like 8chan, or jump between hosts and domain names like Daily Stormer. Essentially what he's saying is that Xi and Putin alike are cheering this right now. I know I will always remember where I was when the 9/11 of the Internet happened. And once again, I feel like the terrorists have won.

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Ovarit can never, ever, EVER have open registration. Ever.

I think accounts that haven't posted should also be removed or restricted in some way. New accounts should have their comments pending approval if they aren't already. We need to start preparing for the same stupid games they played on KF.

We don't dox people here. We're more palatable to the average person than KF. But that isn't enough. They will come for us for daring to see the cult for what it is.

100%

Anthony/Erin Reed (@erininthemorn on twitter) has posted screenshots in the past of threads from Ovarit that show he has an account that was logged in. He’s more careful to log out before posting screenshots now, but he’s obsessed with reading these threads and trying to bully women into pretending he’s not a narcissistic male with the most stereotypical toxic male traits. 🙄

Tony if you’re reading this, please stop being such a degenerate online. You have a young son and you’re setting him up for a lifetime of resentment and therapy.

I see the twitter thread. Someone is accusing Ovarit of encouraging people to call in bomb threats to hospitals. Never, ever seen that here at all.

Gross, that fuck managed to get an invite here? Really have to wonder who the fuck gave them one, or who fooled screening processes so well.

Remember that Erin the Moron skinwalks a litte girl from his childhood, including stealing her name. You're a creep, "Erin". And you'll stay male, and die male.

also don't forget that Erin is a convicted felon and provides info as to where kids can get HRT without their parents knowing (or something equally groomery i forget the exact details)

[–] KissMyOvaries 29 points Edited

This is why the account that gave out the invite to the offending party should end up restricted. If not then the whole site could go down.

THIS is the kind of shit that happens when people hand out codes willy nilly on Preddit just because one (so called?) lesbian says “I don’t like dick!” Oh, “she” says “she” is a lesbian and she doesn’t like dick? Invite her to Ovarit!

Sigh.

And his son will hopefully get the fuck away from him once he hits 18 and never deal with the creep again. 😒 Hope the kid can survive relatively emotionally unscathed

Isn't Erin Reed that creep that tweeted being obsessed with being the little girl with butterfly wings he met as a child? What a weirdo.

He mentioned her in a recent tiktok again, dressed up for some medieval fair. Oh and he recently also uploaded a selfie with fucking fairy wings. I know this thanks to his thread ofc ;)

I've literally never not once interacted with or heard of this person and yet I'm blocked off Twitter - how??

They have "terf block lists" that they pass around to each other to help "stay safe" (doesn't that just make you want to laugh and/or cry?) They want to exist in their bubble, but not let anyone else have their own safe spaces.

Does anyone know how the invite code system works? I was under the impression you needed to have upvoted posts to generate them, but it would be ease itself for TIMs to spout out things like "men will never be women!", get upvoted, and then generate more codes for other TIMS. Of course, just making accounts and not posting isn't the end of the world, but the idea that TIMS are still in the background, quietly seething and indulging in their weird rape/violent fantasies, is creepy af.

[–] Lilith 33 points Edited

They will always find some kind of loophole. Screening posts is the only thing that will stop them from posting illegal content for a pretext. But seriously it takes no effort to make up lies and have them repeated as facts so any restrictions we put in place will never be enough. Look at what happened with Super Straight. A single screenshot of an anonymous post on 4chan was used as proof that the whole movement was a far-right hate campaign, when it was started by average straight dudes on Tik Tok. And every social media site responded by banning and suppressing it.

You could literally remove the codes and make them by request only for accounts in good standing? I mean, it’s be a pain…

And that asshole often crops or selectively edits those screenshots to take people out of context to "prove" we want to kill all gays/jews/whatever.

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