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Cloudflare Terminates Service to Sci-Hub Domain Names

Cloudflare has terminated service to several domain names of Sci-Hub, which is often referred to as "The Pirate Bay of Science." The CDN provider was compelled to take this action in response to a permanent injunction the American Chemical Society obtained late last year. While Cloudflare previously objected to a similar request, there is no sign of protest this time around.
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