From ArsTechnica:

Ken Conley The “credible” threat that caused the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to close all schools on Tuesday was sent from cock.li, the “meme” e-mail host that also provides e-mail services for 8chan, the 4chan splinter site.

School officials in New York and Los Angeles reportedly both received threats from madbomber@cock.li but only LAUSD took it seriously. All 640,000 LAUSD students were unable to attend classes on Tuesday.

Vincent Canfield, the founder of cock.li, posted a copy of the subpoena he received from a New York detective on his own website and included audio recordings of polite but brief conversations with two officials from the New York Police Department (NYPD) Intelligence Bureau.

The December 15 request from the NYPD is just the fourth that Canfield says he has received. The NYPD investigators did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment.

In an encrypted chat, Canfield told Ars that he complied with the NYPD’s subpoena.

“Yep, it was a legal subpoena as I understand it and it was complied with,” he said. “I provided registering IP and time info, as well as IMAP/SMTP logs.”

Canfield said he had not even read the content of the message himself, although he does…

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