GoFundMe raises nearly $1M for the victims of Charlottesville

Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe says it has raised more than $800,000 for the victims of violence stemming from the Charlottesville, Virginia rally this past weekend, according to The Washington Post. The money has been raised for the medical expenses of counter-protestors who were injured by white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other hate …

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Uber says it will continue to ban white supremacists from its platform

Uber sent a message to drivers and company employees earlier today condemning the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia and pledging to ban white supremacists and other members of hate groups from its platform. “There is simply no place for this type of bigotry, discrimination, and hate,” Regional General Manager Meghan Verena …

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Tech companies are rushing to ban hate groups, but plenty remain

In recent days, web services and platforms have rushed to drop any clients tied to hate groups or other extremists, hoping to cut any apparent links to the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Apple Pay and PayPal have changed policies to stop payments to white nationalist groups, Facebook has …

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