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4chan screenshot sells for $90K on eBay

A screenshot of a 4chan post pondering the nature of art has raked in $90,900 in an eBay auction.

By August 3, 2014


4chan users creating epic list of every video-game ever made

A 4chan user set up a Pastebin to make a list of every single video game ever made. But that's not where the fun ends.

By April 22, 2014


4chan backwards-compatibility prank bricks Xbox One

A hoax set of instructions to make the Xbox One backwards compatible originates from 4chan and reportedly kills the console.

By December 8, 2013


Crowdsourcing or witch hunt? Reddit, 4chan users try to ID Boston bomb suspects

Social-media users take the FBI's request for photo clues one step further by attempting to ID suspects without hard evidence or legal procedure.

By April 17, 2013


4chan outage could be digital version of a food fight

Pranksters at 4chan and Tumblr organize rival cyberattacks for fun, source says.

By November 16, 2011


FBI probes 4chan's 'Anonymous' DDoS attacks

Launch of denial-of-service attacks against Web sites, including that of the U.S. Copyright Office, catches the attention of federal investigators, CNET has learned.

By November 9, 2010


The 4chan porn leak: First of many?

Copyright watchdogs are collecting info on suspected file sharers. But in the wake of major data breach, there are questions about how these firms protect data.

By September 28, 2010


4chan takes down RIAA, MPAA sites

Upset over antipiracy crackdowns against file-sharing sites, users of the Web image board launched DDoS attacks against movie and recording industry sites.

By September 20, 2010


God help us all, here comes 4chan 2

A source tells CNET that Christopher Poole's canv.as is the new 4chan, but will users take to it?

By May 14, 2010


Verizon temporarily blocks some 4chan sites

Verizon spokesman says carrier blocked sites associated with online forum to thwart network attacks. It's not clear which sites were affected and exactly what the trouble was.

By February 8, 2010