Russia to outlaw anonymizing software! I’m not joking


September 28, 2012 by AK

As you may have heard, the Russian Duma has passed a law which lets a government agency to arbitrarily block internet sites for “extremism”, “information harmful to minors” and so on – basically for anything they don’t like. This piece of legislation (if it may be called so – passed by a bunch of unelected, corrupt toadies) goes into full effect on 1 November.

But it’s getting worse now – the Duma is going to discuss amendments to the bill outlawing all anonymizing software!

Smart people will find ways around it, no doubt, but the combination of evilness and meanness of those people never fails to amaze.



  1. […] KGB scum wants to ban anonymizing software in Russia, again (I mentioned this disgusting idea back in September 2012; this link is in Russian, courtesy of the great Russian […]

  2. […] notorious Roskomnadzor, wants to ban anonymizing software [link in Russian]. I wrote about it in 2012 and 2013. These people only live to make others’ lives […]

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