A profile belonging to white nationalist leader Christopher Cantwell, most recently featured in a Vice News documentary about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, was discovered on the dating site.
After Ok Cupid’s support team was alerted, it immediately banned him.“We were alerted by another dater on Ok Cupid who had been contacted by Cantwell recently,” Melissa Hobley, a spokeswoman for the site, told Huff Post.
It received national attention in the United States in 2000 after being featured as the subject of a documentary,
Stormfront has been the subject of controversy after being removed from French, German, and Italian Google indexes, for targeting an online Fox News poll on racial segregation, and for having political candidates as members.
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Stormfront began as an online bulletin board system in the early 1990s before being established as a website in 1996 by former Ku Klux Klan leader and white supremacist Don Black.
OKCupid "banned him for life", saying that there was no place for hate when you're looking to find love.12 in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one woman dead and 19 injured. Still, plenty of people are freaked out by the whole enterprise.People leave stuff out of dating profiles all the time. One-third of people who have used online dating services have never actually gone on a date set up through the services, the Pew Research Center said last year.Its prominence has grown since the 1990s, attracting attention from watchdog organizations that oppose racism and antisemitism.Stormfront began in 1990 as an online bulletin board for white nationalist David Duke's campaign for United States Senator of Louisiana.