Cloudflare pulls support for harassment forum Kiwi Farms, citing threats to human life

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Cloudflare pulls support for harassment forum Kiwi Farms, citing threats to human life
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Cloudflare pulls support for harassment forum Kiwi Farms, citing threats to human life

The decision comes after a Canadian transgender Twitch streamer became victim of a dangerous harassment campaign by Kiwi Farms users

American internet security company Cloudflare announced on Saturday that it was ceasing to support Kiwi Farms, a controversial online message board that has been linked to harassment campaigns dire...

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