Our Response to the Senate Vote on FCC Privacy Rules

Published on by David Saunders.

Today, the U.S. Senate voted narrowly to undo certain regulations governing broadband providers, put in place during the Obama administration, that would have required Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to obtain approval from their customers before sharing information such as web-browsing histories, app usage, and aspects of their financial and health information, with third parties. Now, ISPs may sell targeted advertising or share personal information and browsing history…

Buongiorno, Roma! Cloudflare Data Center CV

Published on by Nitin Rao.

CC-BY 2.0 image by Ilaria Giacomi We’re excited to announce Cloudflare’s 105th data center in Rome. Visitors in Italy (and especially around the region of Lazio) to over 6 million Internet properties now benefit from reduced latency and increased security. As our global network grows in breadth and capacity, we are able to stop attacks (typically, outside of Italy!), while serving legitimate traffic from our…

¡Hola, Ecuador! Quito Data Center expands Cloudflare network to 104 cities across 52 countries

Published on by Nitin Rao.

CC-BY 2.0 image by Scipio Located only 15 miles from the Equator, we are excited to announce Cloudflare’s newest data center in the World Heritage City of Quito, Ecuador. This deployment is made possible in partnership with the NAP.EC Internet exchange run by AEPROVI (Asociación de empresas proveedoras de servicios de internet). Our newest data center expands Cloudflare’s growing Latin America network to six…

Yerevan, Armenia: Cloudflare Data Center #103

Published on by Nitin Rao.

CC-BY 2.0 image by Marco Polo In the coming days, Cloudflare will be announcing a series of new data centers across five continents. We begin with Yerevan, the capital and largest city of Armenia, the mountainous country in the South Caucasus. This deployment is our 37th data center in Asia, and 103rd data center globally. History CC-BY 2.0 image by PAN Photo Yerevan, one of the…

Introducing Zero Round Trip Time Resumption (0-RTT)

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a faster and more secure Internet. Over the last several years, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has been working on a new version of TLS, the protocol that powers the secure web. Last September, Cloudflare was the first service provider to enable people to use this new version of the protocol, TLS 1.3, improving security and performance for millions…