• 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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  • Jul 24, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Thousands march in Moscow, Russia to support Internet Freedom, protest VPN ban

Over 2,000 protestors marched in Moscow, Russia over the weekend to protest the recent VPN ban and the tightening grip of internet censorship in Russia. The protest was in response to the anti VPN and proxy bill that passed in the State Duma on July 21st, and was officially allowed by Moscow City Hall. The … Continue reading “Thousands march in Moscow, Russia to support Internet Freedom, protest VPN ban”

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  • Apr 20, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

As Russian internet censorship grows, Twitter reportedly agrees to move some user data to servers in Russia

Twitter has reportedly agreed to comply with Russia’s Big Brother law – which forces tech companies to store data on Russian soil. Russia’s Big Brother laws, passed in July of 2016, force companies like Twitter to store all of the personal user data they have on Russians, in Russia. ¬†While Twitter declined to make any … Continue reading “As Russian internet censorship grows, Twitter reportedly agrees to move some user data to servers in Russia”

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