Stormfront and WNN both have a designated BUGS area. However, we do not plan on moving the Swarm. We plan on a Whitakeronline overhaul in the future.
The “children” of Whitakeronline are BUGS and the Swarm and the children are eating the parent. We are in discussions on the best way to proceed. We cannot endorse any particular Swarm home other than the original for an obvious reason.
A 3rd party is never going to have the credibility of the originator. Furthermore, I think it would be cruel and unfair to pass it off on someone. Their intentions would always be questioned rightly or wrongly so we will always have to have a Swarm in-house at Whitakeronline.
In Europe, they are forming ad hoc groups on the fly using Social Media. They in turn Swarm out of these ad hoc groups then shut them down and move on.
They don’t feel the need to set up shop for too long nor do they feel the need to explain themselves. They don’t have free speech like we do in the US. We do not endorse this for the Europeans nor do we think it is a bad idea. And in America I personally do not care if certain groups get together and do their own thing to get out the message. We won’t endorse it or condemn it. You are a free agents.
Also, we will never turn the Swarm into some top secret members only area, an area where you have to be vetted to join. That would be far too much like a membership organization and we have no interest in forming membership organizations. That is a self defeating proposition when it comes to our objectives.
The Swarm needs to be improved (and it will be). But even if we were to move the Swarm over to White Rabbit Radio’s servers and onto its own site, even if my tech team brought it to near perfection, it still would not be perfect for some rabbits. Having a website is one thing. Managing a growing website is quite another. There is no way to make everyone happy. Keep that in mind going forward.