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Cloudflare’s Matthew Prince Explains Why It Was So Hard To Dump The Daily Stormer

The security company’s cofounder and CEO says that his decision doesn’t necessarily mean that he’s taking a more activist stance about hate sites. In the wake of Charlottesville and the bitter debate over the removal of Confederate statues, formerly obscure extremist websites—and their esoteric tech providers—are becoming mainstream names. Many online companies are being pressured to shut down such sites, reigniting debates over free speech, responsibility, and the power of tech platforms.
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