One internet company this week abused its position but at the same time practically begged for the government to step in. Cloudflare is a sort of middleman facilitator between users and the web sites they’re visiting. Because of the company’s position in the infrastructure of the internet, its CEO, Matthew Prince, was able to simply shut down the Daily Stormer neo-Nazi website : “Literally, I woke up in a bad mood and decided someone shouldn’t be allowed on the Internet.” He explained his decision by noting that “the people behind the Daily Stormer are assholes,” which they no doubt are.
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