Standing Up to a Dangerous New Breed of Patent Troll

Published on by Matthew Prince.

On March 20th, Cloudflare received our first patent infringement claim: Blackbird Tech LLC v. Cloudflare, Inc. Today we’re filing our Answer to that claim in a federal court in Delaware. We have very strong arguments we will present in the litigation, mostly because the patent asserted against us does

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

Cloudflare Certifies Under the New EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Published on by David Saunders.

Cloudflare has certified with the U.S. Department of Commerce for the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework. Beginning this summer, the U.S. Department of Commerce began accepting submissions to certify under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, a new mechanism by which European companies can transfer personal data

How the Consumer Product Safety Commission is (Inadvertently) Behind the Internet’s Largest DDoS Attacks

Published on by Matthew Prince.

The mission of the United State's Government's Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is to protect consumers from injury by products. It's ironic then that the CPSC is playing an unwitting role in most of the largest DDoS attacks seen on the Internet. To understand how, you need to understand a