Fredrick Brennan

Fredrick Brennan (born 1994) is an American software developer who founded the imageboard website 8chan as a free speech friendly 4chan alternative in 2013.wikipedia
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8chan

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Fredrick Brennan (born 1994) is an American software developer who founded the imageboard website 8chan as a free speech friendly 4chan alternative in 2013. Brennan launched 8chan, also called "Infinitechan", in October 2013, after a month of raising pledges on Patreon.
8chan was created in October 2013 by computer programmer Fredrick Brennan, better known by his alias "Hotwheels".

The Daily Stormer

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In the article, Brennan states that only The Daily Stormer, a white nationalist and Neo-Nazi organization, would agree to publish it.
Fredrick Brennan, founder of the online community 8chan, wrote an article on The Daily Stormer encouraging eugenics, based on his own experiences of having brittle bone disease.

The David Pakman Show

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Brennan himself became a prominent GamerGate voice, being interviewed about 8chan users' involvement in harassment of Brianna Wu on The David Pakman Show, and asked to debate about Gamergate on HuffPost Live and Al Jazeera America.
People interviewed included game commentator John "TotalBiscuit" Bain, 8chan owner Fredrick Brennan and game developer Brianna Wu, among others.

Programmer

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Fredrick Brennan (born 1994) is an American software developer who founded the imageboard website 8chan as a free speech friendly 4chan alternative in 2013.

Freedom of speech

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Fredrick Brennan (born 1994) is an American software developer who founded the imageboard website 8chan as a free speech friendly 4chan alternative in 2013.

4chan

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Fredrick Brennan (born 1994) is an American software developer who founded the imageboard website 8chan as a free speech friendly 4chan alternative in 2013. Brennan was active in Internet culture from an early age, being introduced to 4chan in 2006. It was intended as a "free-speech-friendly 4chan alternative", where discussion boards would be managed by the creating users, not by site moderators.

Al Jazeera

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He was also featured in the international news agency Al Jazeera and the New York Times spotlighting his life with brittle bone disease.

Albany, New York

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Brennan was born in 1994 in Albany, New York, with osteogenesis imperfecta, commonly known as brittle bone disease, which stunted his growth and requires him to use a wheelchair.

Osteogenesis imperfecta

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He was also featured in the international news agency Al Jazeera and the New York Times spotlighting his life with brittle bone disease. Brennan was born in 1994 in Albany, New York, with osteogenesis imperfecta, commonly known as brittle bone disease, which stunted his growth and requires him to use a wheelchair.

Caesarean section

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His mother, who has the same condition, gave birth to him via caesarian section.

Foster care

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He and his siblings were in his father's custody until Brennan was 14, when they were placed into the New York State foster care system.

Sterilization (medicine)

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Because of his hardships, Brennan wrote an article supporting the voluntary sterilization of people with similar severe inheritable genetic conditions.

Genetic disorder

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Because of his hardships, Brennan wrote an article supporting the voluntary sterilization of people with similar severe inheritable genetic conditions.

White nationalism

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In the article, Brennan states that only The Daily Stormer, a white nationalist and Neo-Nazi organization, would agree to publish it.

Neo-Nazism

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In the article, Brennan states that only The Daily Stormer, a white nationalist and Neo-Nazi organization, would agree to publish it.

Internet culture

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Brennan was active in Internet culture from an early age, being introduced to 4chan in 2006.

Virginity

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In 2012, he joined Wizardchan, an Internet community for male virgins.

Atlantic City, New Jersey

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In August 2013, Brennan moved from his mother's home in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Brooklyn, where he worked writing websites as head of programming for RazorClicks, which does small business Web marketing.

Brooklyn

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In August 2013, Brennan moved from his mother's home in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Brooklyn, where he worked writing websites as head of programming for RazorClicks, which does small business Web marketing.

Website

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In August 2013, Brennan moved from his mother's home in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Brooklyn, where he worked writing websites as head of programming for RazorClicks, which does small business Web marketing.

Hypothermia

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When the suspect was arrested, Brennan went to the police station for a lineup, but when a bus didn't come on the way back, he was left stranded in the snow, and had to be treated for hypothermia.

New York City Police Commissioner

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He received a personal apology from New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton.

William Bratton

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He received a personal apology from New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton.

Patreon

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Brennan launched 8chan, also called "Infinitechan", in October 2013, after a month of raising pledges on Patreon.

Freedom of speech in the United States

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It was intended as a "free-speech-friendly 4chan alternative", where discussion boards would be managed by the creating users, not by site moderators.