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  • Another neo-Nazi site, Stormfront, is shut down

    Another neo-Nazi site, Stormfront, is shut down

    Stormfront, the oldest neo-Nazi forum on the web, has been shut down by its name provider, Network Solutions, and the domain officially put on hold. The news followed the shutdown of DailyStormer, another supremacist site. Stormfront began in 1990s as a dial-up BBS and then morphed into a website and forum in about 1995. It has been registered at Network Solutions since 1995. The… Read More

  • The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

    The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

    Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer is running out of options to stay online. There has been a public outcry against tech companies helping websites, such as The Daily Stormer. On August 18th, the team behind The Daily Stormer found a way to put the website back online. But now that NameCheap has taken down the website’s new domain name, it is back offline for most people. If you want to host… Read More

  • Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

    Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

    Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince has called for the implementation of a framework to govern how the internet’s gatekeepers deal with cases like The Daily Stormer. This comes after a number of tech companies have revoked support for the neo-Nazi website for its close association with the violent far-right demonstrations in Charlottesville. Seven-year-old Cloudflare took the step of… Read More

  • Run to the rock

    Run to the rock

    The past week has been a tough one for lovers of freedom. Slippery slopes have been slid down and a side of the human mind that once remained in shadow has reared its head. Charlottesville is just the first step down a dark road. In real life, on the public square, our support of freedom of speech and public assembly – a freedom that has long helped hater and lover alike – is… Read More

  • DigitalOcean and Cloudflare ditch neo-Nazi client, The Daily Stormer

    DigitalOcean and Cloudflare ditch neo-Nazi client, The Daily Stormer

    Following the violent far right demonstrations in Charlottesville at the weekend, another two web services companies have terminated their business relationships with the Nazi propaganda website, The Daily Stormer. Read More

  • After Charlottesville, more web service providers ditch The Daily Stormer for TOS violations

    After Charlottesville, more web service providers ditch The Daily Stormer for TOS violations

    The Daily Stormer, a U.S. white supremacist website which self-bills as “The World’s Most Genocidal Republican Website” and includes a discussion board on “Nazi lifestyle”, currently appears to be offline. Several more web services companies have said they have dropped it as a customer. Read More

  • This 32-year-old state senator is trying to get patent trolls out of Massachusetts

    This 32-year-old state senator is trying to get patent trolls out of Massachusetts

    When the internet security company Cloudflare decided to engage in all-out war with what it views as a “dangerous new breed of patent troll,” it found a receptive audience with Eric Lesser, who became the youngest state senator in Massachusetts when elected to office in 2014. Senator Lesser, now a 32-year-old in his second two-year-term, was in the same Harvard fraternity as… Read More

  • The hunted becomes the hunter: How Cloudflare’s fight with a ‘patent troll’ could alter the game

    The hunted becomes the hunter: How Cloudflare’s fight with a ‘patent troll’ could alter the game

    Matthew Prince knew what was coming. The CEO of Cloudflare, an internet security company and content delivery network in San Francisco, was behind his desk when the emails began. College classmates-turned-defense attorneys were reaching out to say hello and to ask: did Prince perhaps need help to fight a lawsuit they’d seen filed against Cloudflare? Read More

  • Crunch Report | A bad day for cybersecurity

    Today’s Stories A massive new ransomware attack is spreading around the globe Target’s next-day essentials delivery service opens to customers in pilot test Cloudflare launches app development platform, announces $100M investment fund Uber now lets you request a ride for someone else Credits Written and Hosted by: John Mannes
    Filmed by: Joe Zolnoski
    Edited by: Gregory… Read More

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