Stop Using Cloudflare

1. It is a GIANT man in the middle - MITM.
2. Their DDOS protection is not that good.
3. You are contributing to a centralized Internet.

@selea can you recommend an alternative? Preferably something from this list so I might actally have the energy to switch.



Basically any webserver toghether with Let's Encrypt

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@selea For what ever reason I switched to traefik to handle HTTPS stuff and I really don't have the energy to switch to something else. Buuuut seems like at least better than cloudflare drop in replacement option.


The Link you shared is a DNS-service and dont have anything to do with https

@selea No but yes. Letsencryp has dns challenges and at the moment traefik is dealing with those using cloudflares api. I think. I really don't actually know nor do I want to at the moment.

As I understand it in onder for me to get away from cloudflare dns service is exactly what I need in this situation.

@JonossaSeuraava@layer8 I think @selea meant CF in their role as CDN, not as DNS provider. That's two different parts of the puzzle. Then there's also CF the DNS resolver, which is yet another piece.

IMO, the CDN and DNS resolver are the problematic bits, since that's centralizing things into a black box for users.

@JonossaSeuraava I just run my own DNS server (PowerDNS) with which Traefik works just fine.

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