Cloudflare: FOSTA Was a 'Very Bad Bill' That's Left the Internet's Infrastructure Hanging

Cloudflare’s general counsel confirms that it terminated service to Switter because of FOSTA.
Samantha Cole
sex work

Cloudflare Just Banned a Social Media Refuge for Thousands of Sex Workers

Switter had more than 47,000 members, many looking for a safe alternative to Twitter and other big internet platforms, before Cloudflare terminated its service. The organization behind Switter is blaming SESTA/FOSTA.
Samantha Cole

Cloudflare Terminates Service to 'The Pirate Bay of Science'

Supporters tell Sci-Hub to “stay strong” while academic publications celebrate their victory.
Rebecca Flowers

One of the Internet's Gatekeepers Is Eyeing Sneaky Cryptocurrency Miners

Websites are hijacking computers to mine digital coins.
Jordan Pearson
getting pwned

Cloudflare CEO: DDoS Attacks Will Now Be ‘Something You Only Read About In The History Books’

Starting today, Cloudflare is making protection against DDoS attacks free, regardless of how bad they are.
Louise Matsakis
Radio Motherboard

Big Tech’s Blackballing of Neo-Nazi Sites Shows Who Controls the Internet

This week on Radio Motherboard, we talk about whether corporations should decide who gets to stay online.
Louise Matsakis
who owns the internet?

Hacked Celebrity Nudes Show ‘Freedom of Speech’ Is Arbitrarily Defined By Internet Corporations

The same companies that took action against the Daily Stormer are enabling the dissemination of hacked celebrity nude photos.
Louise Matsakis
Jason Koebler
The VICE Guide to Right Now

White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Got Booted from His Favorite Dating Site

OkCupid is the latest tech company to cut ties with members of hate groups using their platforms.
Drew Schwartz
content moderation

Following Other Tech Companies, Cloudflare Has Dropped the Daily Stormer as a Customer

The move comes after the security firm previously defended its decision to retain the neo-Nazi site for months.
Louise Matsakis
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Following GoDaddy, the Daily Stormer’s Email Provider Drops It as a Customer

Zoho will no longer allow the neo-Nazi site to use its services.
Louise Matsakis
Internet Insecurity

Google Search Results Still Expose Sensitive Data Leaked by ‘CloudBleed’ Bug

Despite helping fix the bug, Google hasn’t cleaned up all the exposed leaked data from its search results.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Stay Vigilant

What You Need to Do About the Massive Cloudflare Data Leak

Millions of websites may have been affected by Cloudbleed. Here’s what you should do to keep your accounts safe.
Joseph Cox