Akamai’s acquisition of Linode makes lots of sense, even if Linode’s customers won’t be happy. The real winner, though, is Cloudflare.
Cloudflare’s new storage offering is potentially disruptive both economically and strategically.
AWS CloudFront Functions, AWS’s Data Residency Whitepaper, Muddles and Mirages
AWS’s responses to Cloudflare are still predicated on an assumption of centralizaion; the truth is in the middle, and the status quo is powerful.
Cloudflare on the Edge
Cloudflare is uniquely positioned to become a major player in an Internet 3.0 world, where politics matter more than economics.
Interviews with Patrick Collison, Brad Smith, Thomas Kurian, and Matthew Prince on Moderation in Infrastructure
Interviews with Patrick Collison, Brad Smith, Thomas Kurian, and Matthew Prince about Moderation in Infrastructure
Moderation in Infrastructure
Infrastructure companies need a distinct approach to moderation that focuses on neutrality and due process.
Why WeWork Isn’t AWS and the CEO Problem, Cloudflare’s S-1, Contrasting S-1s
The comparison of WeWork to AWS shouldn’t be taken too far, because software is different. Look no further than Cloudflare’s IPO. Plus, leadership matters.
Why Cloudflare Matters, The Absence of Gatekeepers, Promotion Versus Moderation
More on moderation, including why Cloudflare is important systematically, a reminder that there are no more gatekeepers, which means moderation is always reactive, and why Facebook and YouTube still deserve the most scrutiny.
A Framework for Moderation
The question of what should be moderated, and when, is an increasingly frequent one in tech. There is no bright line, but there are ways to get closer to an answer.
8chan and El Paso, Cloudflare Drops 8chan, An Interview with Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince
Cloudflare dropped 8chan as a customer after this weekend’s shootings; CEO Matthew Prince explains the company’s thought process, the responsibilities of infrastructure providers, and what a sustainable Internet looks like.