Blizzard revives Battle.net and admits it made a mistake with rebranding

Blizzard Entertainment’s meandering approach to rebranding its well-known Battle.net service has taken another turn, as the company now plans to revive the name and attach the word “Blizzard” to it. Yes, that’s right — the game company’s storied online platform and storefront shall henceforth be known as “Blizzard Battle.net.” The …

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Discord bans servers that promote Nazi ideology

Discord, a fast-growing free chat service popular among gamers, said today that it had shut down “a number of accounts” following violence instigated by white supremacists over the weekend. The service, which lets users chat with voice and text, was being used by proponents of Nazi ideology both before and …

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Google says it will ban neo-Nazi site after domain name switch

Just hours after being dropped by GoDaddy, prominent white nationalist publication The Daily Stormer attempted to find a home at Google. As of press time, the site’s registration info pointed to domains.google.com, indicating the web giant had taken over services as registrar. Shortly after the switch was noticed, Google announced …

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