December 02, 2016 11:26PM
Will autocrats ever learn? - The Internet Blackout in Gambia
On Wednesday afternoon, Cloudflare and other Internet companies noticed that the West African country of The Gambia had dropped off the Internet - the day before the presidential election that was planned to be held there on Thursday, December 1st....
September 05, 2016 9:14AM
After 4 days, Gabon is getting back on the Internet (updated)
On September 1, we reported that we had seen a complete shutdown of Internet access to CloudFlare sites from Gabon....
September 01, 2016 5:59PM
Unrest in Gabon leads to Internet shutdown (updated)
A second day of rioting in Gabon after the recent election is accompanied by an Internet blackout. Residents of the capital, Libreville, reported that Internet access had been cut and we can confirm that we saw a sudden shutdown of Internet access from Gabon to sites that use CloudFlare....
August 25, 2016 2:18PM
How the Consumer Product Safety Commission is (Inadvertently) Behind the Internet’s Largest DDoS Attacks
The mission of the United State's Government's Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is to protect consumers from injury by products....
August 18, 2016 1:01PM
The Cuban CDN
On a recent trip to Cuba I brought with me a smartphone and hoped to get Internet access either via WiFi or 3G. I managed that (at a price) but also saw for myself how Cubans get access to an alternate Internet delivered by sneakernet....
December 04, 2015 9:52PM
What is Internet Governance and Why Does it Matter?
In November, CloudFlare participated in the tenth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, Brazil....
May 13, 2015 10:13PM
CloudFlare Supports the Passage of the USA Freedom Act
Earlier today, the lower house in the U.S. Congress passed the USA FREEDOM Act. The Act, if passed by the Senate and signed by the President, would seek to sunset the National Security Agency’s bulk collection and mass surveillance programs....
February 27, 2015 12:14AM
Thoughts on Network Neutrality, the FCC, and the Future of Internet Governance
Today the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to extend the rules that previously regulated the telephone industry to now regulate Internet Service Providers (ISPs)....
November 27, 2012 11:49PM
Ceasefires Don't End Cyberwars
There is a significant conflict in the Middle East. As has been widely reported, along with the physical confrontation between the Israelis and Palestinians, there have been widespread cyber attacks....