Anonymous internet forum 8chan resurfaced over the weekend after going offline in August following a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
Technology, Inc., the reseller for the domains that have hosted the 8chan forum, for violating the terms of the OpenSRS reseller agreement," Reg Levy, head of compliance for Tucows, said thursday in an email.
"The specifics of the breach are a private matter."
Ron Watkins, the site administrator for 8kun, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
8chan's re-emergence as 8kun and its subsequent disappearance mark the latest twist for a website that has drawn attention for its anything-goes attitude.
8chan had been largely unknown to the public until August, when a gunman allegedly posted a hateful screed to one of its boards before a shooting at an El Paso Walmart killed 22 people and injured 24.