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Twitter could be clocked in Russia in a month

The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) will block the Twitter social network in Russia in a month if the service does not delete the prohibited information, the agency’s …

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Speed of Twitter slowed down in Russia

The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media, has taken measures to initially slow down the speed of the social network Twitter on 100% of mobile and 50% of desktop devices due to the violation of …

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Website behind wave of bomb hoaxes in Russia shut down 

Dutch-registered Startmail.com website has been sending thousands of hoax bomb threats to courts, schools, hospitals, shopping malls and other facilities across Russia since November 2019, Russia’s Federal Security Service said. …

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Runet becomes independent

A law ensuring security and availability of Russian Internet (Runet) in case of its isolation from the global network was put in force today. It was signed into law by Russian President Vladimir Putin in May 2019. …

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Russia's State Duma finally adopts Runet security bill

Russia's State Duma adopted a bill ensuring security and availability of Russian Internet (Runet) in case of its isolation from the global network today in a final third reading. The document has been drafted taking into account …

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Independent Runet not to follow Chinese path

The Russian State Duma has passed the first reading of legislation that is designed to ensure the operation of the Internet in Russia if access to servers located abroad is cut off.  The legislation is co-authored by chair of the …

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Court rules to block Telegram in Russia

Moscow’s Tagansky’s court satisfied the demand of Russia’s telecommunications watchdog and blocked access to the Telegram messenger in Russia over its failure to furnish keys to the Federal Security Service to decrypt user …

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Roskomnadzor: Russia may respond to US

The head of the Mass Communication Control and Supervision Department at Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor Tatiana Deniskina has commented on the possible ban on Russian state media content in the US, saying …

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 Russia to respond to US law banning Russian content

Russia will introduce response measures if the US Senate adopts a bill against Russian state content in US TV networks,the head of the Mass Communication Control and Supervision Department at Russian communications watchdog …

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 Internet anonymizers banned in Russia

  Russia's law that bans the use or provision of virtual private networks (VPNs), censorship circumvention software and other so-called 'anonymizers' came into effect today. VPNs — which let …

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Telegram founder agrees to register service in Russia

Creator of Telegram messenger Pavel Durov agreed to include the messenger in the information register of the Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor, he said on his profile page in VKontakte, TASS reports. However, Durov …

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