Category Archives: Cloudflare

Cloudflare CEO Has to Explain Lack of Pirate Site Terminations

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Adult entertainment publisher ALS Scan will be allowed to depose Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince, a request that was triggered by the Daily Stormer saga. According to the court, there are grounds to ask the CEO why he has not used his authority to terminate pirate sites. The questioning should be narrowly tailored towards this issue and limited to two hours.

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Cloudflare Bans Sites For Using Cryptocurrency Miners

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Web-based cryptocurrency miners became a big thing recently when The Pirate Bay trialed one to generate extra revenue. Now, however, TorrentFreak has learned that Cloudflare has banned at least one torrent proxy site for deploying a miner on its platform. According to Cloudflare, unannounced miners are considered malware.

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Cloudflare Kicking ‘Daily Stormer’ is Bad News For Pirate Sites

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For several years CloudFlare has stood up to pressure from copyright holders, both in and out of court. The entertainment industry repeatedly urged the company to take action against the Pirate Bays of this world, and Cloudflare refused time and again, stressing that it doesn’t ”monitor, evaluate or judge” content on its clients’ websites. That argument is now dead.

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Pirate Domain Blocking ‘Door’ Should Remain Open, RIAA Tells Court

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The RIAA wants the court to keep an order in place that opens the door to widespread site blocking efforts. The order applies to CDN provider Cloudflare, which previously argued that the targeted domains are no longer using its services. However, according to the RIAA, Cloudflare is misdirecting the court because it doesn’t like the legal consequences of the ruling.

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Cloudflare Wants to Eliminate ‘Moot’ Pirate Site Blocking Threat

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Cloudflare is not happy with the RIAA’s efforts to hold the company liable for pirate websites on its network. Cloudflare has asked a Florida federal court to vacate a recent order, which would open the door to widespread site blocking efforts. The CDN provider notes that the targeted domains are no longer using its services while accusing the record labels of not being upfront.

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Cloudflare Ordered to Expose Gay-Torrents Operator, Or Else…

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A new DMCA subpoena has ordered Cloudflare to expose the person who manages the account of private torrent community Gay-Torrents.org. The request comes from adult company Flava Works, who warned Cloudflare that it might also face a potential lawsuit of its own if it fails to take action against the website in question.

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Cloudflare Doesn’t Want to Become the ‘Piracy Police’

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Cloudflare is warning that far-reaching cooperation between copyright holders and Internet services may put innovation in danger. The company doesn’t want to become the ”piracy police” and is refusing to monitor infringing content proactively. Instead, Cloudflare urges rightsholders to see the Internet as an opportunity rather than a threat.

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