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Russia VPN ban: What tech pros and business travelers need to know - TechRepublic

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Sunday forbidding the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) and anonymizers in the country, according to a Reuters report. The law has already been approved by the Duma, Russia's lower house of ...and more »

Putin bans VPN use in Russia - ZDNet

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law prohibiting the use of technology that provides access to websites banned in the country. The law signed on Sunday is already approved by the Duma, the lower house of parliament, and will come into ...and more »

Apple's Ethics Dilemma in China - Pacific Standard

Top digital rights advocates are keeping tabs on Apple's next moves in China, where the American technology giant appears to have removed censorship-circumvention software from its App Store. Advocates argue that this amounts to a crackdown on ...and more »

Joining Apple, Amazon's China Cloud Service Bows to Censors - New York Times

SHANGHAI — Days after Apple yanked anti-censorship tools off its app store in China, another major American technology company is moving to implement the country's tough restrictions on online content. A Chinese company that operates Amazon's ...and more »

Putin bans VPNs to stop Russians accessing prohibited websites - Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits technology that provides access to websites banned in Russia, the government's website showed on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news ...and more »

Amazon Cloud Customers Are Told: Don't Bypass China's Internet Gates - Wall Street Journal Inc.'s AMZN 0.36% cloud-computing customers in China are being told to stop using software to bypass China's internet gates, part of a government clampdown. Amazon Web Services' Chinese partner, Beijing Sinnet Technology Co.and more »

Russian censorship law bans proxies and VPNs - Engadget

It's going to be much harder to view the full web in Russia before the year is out. President Putin has signed a law that, as of November 1st, bans technology which lets you access banned websites, including virtual private networks and proxies ...and more »

Russia bans VPNs to stop users from looking at censored sites - CNNMoney

Russia is cracking down on software that allows users to view internet sites banned by the government. President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill that prohibits services, including virtual private networks (VPNs), that enable users to skirt government ...and more »

Putin Bans VPNs in Russia - PCMag

The Chinese government is laser-focused on wiping out the ability to remain anonymous on the internet. So by February 2018, China will block all VPNs. But as TechCrunch reports, they are not alone. Russian President Putin just approved a new law that ...and more »

Apple chief on Chinese VPN app ban: We always toe the line with other nations' laws - The Register

Apple boss Tim Cook has said that his company would "rather not" remove apps from its store – but has to comply with the law in China. His comments come after it was revealed that Apple has removed a number of the virtual private network apps that ...and more »