Russia’s isolationist ‘sovereign internet’ bill worries experts and users alike

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(GlobalVoices – Christopher Moldes – January 26, 2018 – After a bill was introduced in the Russian State Duma (the lower chamber of Russia’s bicameral legislative branch), the Russian government soon plans to discuss the feasibility of creating a so-called “sovereign internet” system. This system would purportedly safeguard networks within Russia from foreign information attacks, and calls for significant […]

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RUSSIALINK: “ Group calls for amnestying people convicted of extremism over reposts, likes” – Interfax

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MOSCOW. Aug 15 (Interfax) – The Group has urged the State Duma, the Supreme and Constitutional Courts, and the Justice Ministry to decriminalize the activity of social media users and amnesty persons convicted on such counts. “We have sent the following official petitions today: we urged the State Duma to initiate the submission of a bill on the amnesty […]

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