New .uk domains now supported

Published on by Sam Howson.

On the 10th of June, the UK domain registry Nominet made available second-level domain namespace to the public, allowing anyone to register a domain ending with simply .uk This is something the members of the UK CloudFlare team have been looking forward to since the initial announcement at the beginning of this year, and as such are happy to announce that CloudFlare now has full support for .uk…

Naming Project Galileo

Published on by Kenneth R. Carter.

What’s in a Name Earlier today, CloudFlare announced Project Galileo to protect free speech on the Web by using its sophisticated anti-DDoS resources. Seventeen (at last count) free speech, public interest, and civil society organizations are helping us identify at-risk, in-need websites for the Project. If one these websites comes under attack, CloudFlare will make sure that the website stays online. You can read more about…

Protecting Free Expression Online

Published on by Matthew Prince.

Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed a troubling trend: an increasing number of politically or artistically important sites targeted by very large denial of service attacks. Often these attacks appear politically motivated — going after, for instance, citizen journalists reporting on government corruption. The promise of the Internet is that it is a great leveler — that anyone with an idea can reach a global…

Eliminating the last reasons to not enable IPv6

Published on by Matthew Prince.

Today is June 6. For the last two years, the date has been celebrated as World IPv6 Day. CloudFlare has offered full IPv6 support as well as our IPv6-to-IPv4 gateway since 2012. In preparation for this year's IPv6 Day, we scanned the world's largest websites in order to figure out how many are available over IPv6. There's good news and bad news.…

Three years after World IPv6 Day

Published on by Martin J Levy.

It’s been over 1,000 days since the Internet Society’s World IPv6 Day and a lot of positive things have happened in that world of IPv6 content delivery. At CloudFlare we have not been sitting still either. Providing IPv6 access is core to our services and each and every customer has full IPv4 and IPv6 services available when their website is CloudFlare enabled. Starting…