The prominent white nationalist website that promoted Saturday’s rally that ended in deadly violence appears to have been hacked.
In a post leading the Daily Stormer, the hacker organization calls the hacking operation #TangoDown, and claims to have taken control of the site in the name of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old woman who was killed when a car rammed into a group of people who were protesting the presence of white supremacists who had gathered in Charlottesville for a rally on Saturday.
“It took a united force of elite hackers from around the world to breach the systems and the firewall,” the post stated. “We will allow the site to remain online for 24 hours so the world can witness the hate. Then we will shut it down. Permanently.”
The post comes as GoDaddy, the Daily Stormer’s internet domain host, announced that it has given the site 24 hours to move its domain to another provider because it had violated GoDaddy’s terms of service.