A web-hosting company has removed the domain of a site running the global “Miss Hitler 2020” beauty pageant at the urging of an anti-defamation group in Australia.
The Anti-Defamation Commission appealed to GoDaddy.com, saying the pageant and the content on the World Truth historical revisionism site violate the company’s rules against hate speech, the Times of Israel reported.
“We have suspended the account and informed the account owner to move the domains in question to another registrar, as they have violated our terms of service,” GoDaddy told The Post in an email.
Attempts by neo-Nazis in the past two years to host the competition were foiled amid pressure from Israel that persuaded the Russian social media network VKontakte to remove the page.
The Australian organization said the competition was on the World Truth site, whose domain was hosted by GoDaddy.com.
The pageant encourages women to enter by posting sexy Nazi-themed images along with an entry explaining why they “love and revere the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler.”
“The ADC will be writing to GoDaddy.com in Australia, the company currently hosting the domain page, asking them to shut down this site, arguing that this competition and the content of the website violate GoDaddy’s own terms against hate speech,” ADC said in a statement earlier.
“The words sickening and stomach-churning do not even come close to describe this abomination. In fact, it’s hard to imagine anything more vile, and this vomit-inducing salute to Hitler by ‘Final Solutionists’ is an incitement to murder, pure and simple,” ADC chairman Dvir Abramovich said.
“This ugly display of abject antisemitism by Holocaust deniers and neo-Nazis once again demonstrates that there are extremists groups out there that are determined to recruit young people to their dangerous cause,” Abramovich said, adding that these sites were “emboldening people to target and intimidate Jewish and other communities.”
The website urged women to submit photos of themselves between Aug. 8 and Sept. 3, saying a winner would be selected by a popular online vote.
Prior contestants have sent in photos of themselves performing Nazi salutes, attending neo-Nazi rallies or posing with Third Reich paraphernalia.
Web-hosting company removes site hosting ‘Miss Hitler’ event – New York Post