I’ve been a good Bluehost customer for years. They host this website. I’ve used them for almost all of my websites and have recommended them to countless clients and friends. It’s time for them to step up. Values matter.
I understand from Ethan Zuckerman that you recently disabled Kubatana’s blog, despite the fact that they explained to you who they are and provided supporting documentation, including a letter from the US Embassy in Zimbabwe.
I’m a longtime Bluehost customer and have been, up until now, very pleased with your service. I am terribly dissapointed that you did not step up and support human rights and free speech. We consumers have choices, and in these difficult economic times your values matter more than ever. Please re-consider your decision and take a stand. Apologize. Support human rights and free speech. This affects all of us.
I look forward to your reply — and to remaining a loyal Bluehost customer.
If you have a Bluehost-hosted website feel free to copy my letter and send it on.