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Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is looking to buy 4chan

Last week's news that 4chan is facing financial ruin has drawn buyout interest from a couple of the internet's most notorious self-styled villains. The latest suitor is conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, who's looking to make a bid for the forum site with the help of an anonymous wealthy backer, the Hollywood Reporter first reported on Saturday. SEE ALSO: Lawless forum site 4chan is going broke as ad sales dry up "As a free-speech fundamentalist and a student of Internet culture, I appreciate how fragile and precious the 4chan ecosystem is and how much it gives to the wider Internet — even if some corners of it, such as /pol/, don't always approve of me very much," Yiannopoulos told the entertainment trade.
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