Super special US-based guest corespondent Courtney Mitchel returns to discuss an incident this summer where a San Francisco startup decided to no longer host a neo-Nazi website on its global CDN.
- Hurricane Harvey (Wikipedia)
- Hurricane Katrina (Wikipedia)
- “George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People” protest song by The Legendary K.O: (Listen) (Wikipedia). See also “Hell No We Ain’t All Right!” by Public Enemy: (Wikipedia) (YouTube)
- Saffir–Simpson scale of hurricane intensities (Wikipedia)
- Why We Terminated Daily Stormer, on the Cloudflare official blog.
- Cloudflare CEO admits that removing neo-Nazi site because he’s in a ‘bad mood’ is a slippery slope (CNBC)
- Exponent 121: The Uber Mutation, where Ben and James discuss Cloudfare and the Daily Stormer incident.
- What The Alt-Right Wears And Why (Nylon)
- Facebook real-name policy controversy (Wikipedia)
- Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men From Hate Speech But Not Black Children (ProPublica)
- Does Even Mark Zuckerberg Know What Facebook Is? (New York Magazine) Relevant, but published after we recorded.
- ‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia (The Guardian) Relevant, but published after we recorded.
- Exponent 79: Twerk the Algorithm, where Ben and James discuss an early ill-fated attempt by Facebook to improve the quality of news on their platform.
- Information wants to be free (Wikipedia)
- The Internet is making us stupid, a decade-old interview on Salon with some surprisingly relevant insights on the effect of technology on discourse.
- The Case for Reparations, by Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Atlantic.
- Richard Rorty’s 1998 Book Suggested Election 2016 Was Coming (New York Times)
- Refusing to Tolerate Intolerance, by Julia Serano on Medium.
- Paris Hilton’s Dogs Have a Nicer House Than You Do (See Photos) (People)
- Backups with Restic, A Raspberry Pi, and a 4TB HDD (morimori.tokyo)
- Friday’s Widespread Internet Outage in Japan (morimori.tokyo)