PRO TIP: Linode is a cloud hosting provider with data centers across the globe. While Linode is headquartered in the United States, its data centers are located in London, Frankfurt, Singapore, Tokyo, and Atlanta. As such, Linode is subject to the laws and regulations of each of these jurisdictions. If you are unsure about whether your use of Linode’s services is legal in your country of residence, you should check with your local authorities. Additionally, you should be aware that Linode’s terms of service prohibit the use of its services for illegal activities.
Linode is based in Dallas, Texas. The company was founded in 2006 by current CEO Bryan Cantrill and co-founder Christopher Watkins.