Cloudflare cuts off extremist site 8chan after multiple shootings

Cloudflare has announced that it will no longer provide security services to the far-right site 8chan following the deadly, mass shooting by a white nationalist in El Paso, Texas. That will open 8chan up to distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, starting at midnight PDT, that could permanently disable the site unless it’s able to find another security service. Cloudflare has been reluctant to pull its services from extremist websites, citing free speech issues. […]

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