1 year and 3 months working at Cloudflare: How is it going so far?

This post is inspired by a very good blog post from one of my colleague in the US, which I really appreciated as I was a newcomer to the company. It was great to see what it is like working for Cloudflare after one year…

D.C. Court: Accessing Public Information is Not a Computer Crime

Good news for anyone who uses the Internet as a source of information: A district court in Washington, D.C. has ruled that using automated tools to access publicly available information on the open web is not a computer crime—even when a website bans automated access…

Congress Will Finally Make Its Research Reports Public

The recent omnibus bill passed by Congress contains a nugget of good news for those interested in access to publicly funded research. Open access activists have long been asking for reports by the Congressional Research Service, or CRS, to be made publicly and easily available….

Three more US data centers! Jacksonville, Memphis and Tallahassee

Good things come in threes! Following the launch of three data centers each in the Baltics (Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius) and in the Canadian Prairies (Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg), we’re thrilled to announce three new data centers in the Southern United States! Located in Jacksonville (Florida), Memphis…

How Congress Censored the Internet

In Passing SESTA/FOSTA, Lawmakers Failed to Separate Their Good Intentions from Bad Law Today was a dark day for the Internet. The U.S. Senate just voted 97-2 to pass the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA, H.R. 1865), a bill…

The Hypocrisy of AT&T’s “Internet Bill of Rights”

Last week AT&T has decided it’s good business to advocate for an “Internet Bill of Rights.” Of course, that catchy name doesn’t in any way mean that what AT&T wants is a codified list of rights for Internet users. No, what AT&T wants is to…

SEO Performance in 2018 Using Cloudflare

For some businesses SEO is a bad word, and for good reason. Google and other search engines keep their algorithms a well-guarded secret making SEO implementation not unlike playing a game where the referee won’t tell you all the rules. While SEO experts exist, the…

Investing in a software only SDN solution? THINK TWICE

A sophisticated Software Defined Networking (SDN) solution is no longer a “good to have” data center requirement, rather it’s the underpinning for a successful, profitable business. The operational simplicity and automation capabilities it provides are futile if they’re not backed up by consistent high performance….

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