There still exist an almost limitless number of options for continued distribution, though, including
The point is, they'll find a CDN if they want one, or switch delivery platforms if, for some reason, they can't.
Cheapest "C" key switches, as well, I see.
If CloudFlare would stop providing bulletproof hosting for criminals and spammers, the internet would be a better place.
Eh? CloudFlare provides hosting now? That's news to me.
Oh, wait, they don't.
If CloudFlare were to stop providing hosting to these sites, they would first have to start providing hosting to these sites. This would, arguably, make the internet a worse place, at least temporarily.
they charge for it and they charge more for the service they provide than what it costs them
Funny, I've been using them for years and I've never paid them a cent. If $0.00 is more than it costs them, that cost would appear to be negative.
No, the reality is that the bandwidth and minuscule amount of storage required by most sites is far a cheaper advertising cost than, say, AdWords; so, they give their core CDN service away literally for free and bank on charging for more enterprise-level features.
Also, then it's easy to shut down the site because they're not hiding behind CloudFlare.
Until they hide behind something else.
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