Thousands protest Russia’s plans to cut off Russians’ internet access to the outside world

The Great Firewall of Russia, “PutinNet,” Russian digital sovereignty, or the new Iron Curtain – whatever you want to call it, Russian internet censorship is about to reach a new dystopian level under Putin’s latest marching orders for the Roskomndzor. The draft legislation and plans for a walled off Internet are known as the Digital … Continue reading “Thousands protest Russia’s plans to cut off Russians’ internet access to the outside world”

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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

The Russia VPN ban doesn’t forbid personal or business use of VPNs at all

Putin has signed a new law that increases internet censorship dramatically and has been marked as the beginning of the Russia VPN ban, but does the new law actually ban and perhaps punish VPN use as some English language news sites are reporting? Will Russian VPN users find their connections randomly dropped, the way that … Continue reading “The Russia VPN ban doesn’t forbid personal or business use of VPNs at all”

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