Seattle-based artist Christopher Boffoli is not any stranger with regards to suing tech corporations for aiding copyright infringement of his work. Boffoli has filed lawsuits in opposition to Imgur, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, and others, which have been dismissed and/or settled out of court docket underneath undisclosed phrases. This month he filed a model new case… Read More »
As one of many main CDN and DDoS safety companies, Cloudflare is utilized by tens of millions of internet sites throughout the globe. This consists of hundreds of pirate websites, together with the likes of The Pirate Bay, which depend on the U.S.-based firm to maintain server masses down. Many rightsholders have complained about Cloudflares… Read More »
While Sci-Hub is praised by hundreds of researchers and teachers all over the world, copyright holders are doing the whole lot of their energy to wipe the location from the web. Following a $15 million defeat against Elsevier final June, the American Chemical Society (ACS) gained a default judgment of $4.8 million in copyright damages… Read More »
A few weeks in the past a quantity of copyright holder teams despatched their annual Infamous Markets complaints to the us Commerce Consultant (USTR). While the suggestions normally embody well-known piracy websites equivalent to The Pirate Bay, third-party companies are more and more talked about. MPAA and RIAA, for instance, wrote that Cloudflare frustrates enforcement… Read More »
In August, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince determined to terminate the account of controversial neo-Nazi website Each day Stormer. I awoke this morning in a nasty temper and determined to kick them off the Web, he wrote. The resolution was meant as an mental train to begin a dialog concerning censorship and free speech on the… Read More »
Important notice: After I revealed this textual content Adam Langley pointed out that a main assumption is incorrect: Android 2.2 really has no issues with SHA256-signed certificates. I checked this myself and in an emulated Android 2.2 instance I used to be in a position to join with a website with a SHA256-signed certificates. I… Read More »
Last month Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince determined to terminate the account of controversial neo-Nazi website Each day Stormer. I wakened this morning in a foul temper and determined to kick them off the Web, he announced. While the choice is comprehensible from an emotional viewpoint, its fairly an announcement to make because the CEO of… Read More »
In recent months CloudFlare has been called out repeatedly for offering its services to known pirate sites, including The Pirate Bay. These allegations have now resulted in the first lawsuit after adult entertainment publisher ALS Scan filed a complaint against CloudFlare at a California federal court.
Consumer interest group Digital Citizens Alliance has published a new report highlighting the connection between pirate sites and malware delivery. The group says that as many as one in three pirate sites are engaged in the practice, assisted by US-based companies including Cloudflare.