Project Jengo Strikes Its First Targets (and Looks for More)

Published on by Matthew Prince.

Jango Fett by Brickset (Flickr) When Blackbird Tech, a notorious patent troll, sued us earlier this year for patent infringement, we discovered quickly that the folks at Blackbird were engaged in what appeared to be the broad and unsubstantiated assertion of patents -- filing about 115 lawsuits in less than 3 years, and have not yet won a single one of those cases on the merits in court.…

#FuerzaMexico: A way to help Mexico Earthquake victims

Published on by Alonso Bustamante.

Photo Credit: United Nations Photo (Flickr) On September 19, 1985 Mexico City was hit with the most damaging earthquake in its history. Yesterday -exactly 32 years later- Mexico’s capital and neighbouring areas were hit again by a large earthquake that caused significant damage. While the scale of the destruction is still being assessed, countless people passed away and the lives of many have been disrupted. Today, many…

Cloudflare and Google Offer App Developers $100,000 in Cloud Platform Credits

Published on by Alonso Bustamante.

When Cloudflare started, our company needed two things: an initial group of users, and the finances to fund our development. We know most developers face the same issues. The Cloudflare Apps Platform solves the first problem by allowing third parties to develop applications that can be delivered across Cloudflare's edge network to any of the six million sites powered by Cloudflare. The Cloudflare Developer Fund alleviates the second…

Truth Lives in the Open: Lessons from Wikipedia

Published on by Internet Summit Team.

Victoria Coleman, CTO, Wikimedia Foundation Moderator: Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder & COO, Cloudflare MZ: What is the Wikimedia Foundation? VC: We pride ourselves in aiming to make available information broadly not-for-profit We’re the 5th most visited site on the planet. We are the guardians of the project. There are 12 projects that we support, Wikipedia is the most prominent but there are others that will be just as…

Will Data Destroy Democracy?

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Lawrence Lessig, Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School and Darren Bolding, CTO, Cambridge Analytica Moderator: Matthew Prince, Co-Founder & CEO, Cloudflare MP: If there’s one person responsible for the Trump presidency, it seems there is a compelling argument that that might be you. DB: I very much disagree with that. MP: How does Cambridge Analytica work, and how did the Trump campaign…