October 29, 2019 7:16AM
50 Years of The Internet. Work in Progress to a Better Internet
It was fifty years ago when the very first network packet took flight from the Los Angeles campus at UCLA to the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) building in Palo Alto. Those two California sites had kicked-off the world of packet networking, of the Arpanet, and of the modern Internet ......
June 26, 2019 10:22PM
The deep-dive into how Verizon and a BGP Optimizer Knocked Large Parts of the Internet Offline Monday
On Monday we wrote about a painful Internet wide route leak. We wrote that this should never have happened because Verizon should never have forwarded those routes to the rest of the Internet. Today we will dive into the archived routing data and analyze it....
January 02, 2019 10:12PM
Un triste début d'année pour le Congo
Freedom of Speech
À peine la page du calendrier tournée que nous constatons plus de troubles sur Internet. Aujourd’hui, Cloudflare peut confirmer, chiffres à l’appui, qu’Internet a été coupé en République Démocratique du Congo, information précédemment révélée par de multiples organes de presse....
January 02, 2019 10:11PM
Sad start to the new year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Freedom of Speech
The calendar has barely flipped to 2019 and already we’re seeing Internet disruptions. Today, Cloudflare can quantitatively confirm that Internet access has been shut down in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, information already reported by many press organisations....
October 30, 2018 7:00AM
Lagos, Nigeria - Cloudflare’s 155th city
At just shy of 200 million, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa (Ethiopia is second and Egypt is third). That’s a lot of people to communicate with the world - and communicate they all do!...