Tag Internet firewall

The long slide into deep doo-doo continues

Following up on my April 19, post. Three Duma deputies have submitted a bill that would require Russian internet providers to disable all services (such as anonymous proxies and VPNs) that refuse to prohibit access to websites and applications blocked by Russian courts…

Outlaw anonymous messaging!

The Moscow Times reports: A new bill banning anonymous users from using online messenger apps has been submitted to the Russian parliament. The plans would require users of apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram to identify themselves with their cell phone…

Importing the Chinese firewall

Once again, the Russian government, more specifically the notorious Roskomnadzor, wants to block anonymizing software [link in Russian]. I wrote about it in 2012 and 2013. These people only live to make others’ lives harder.