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Putin Cracks Down On Anonymous Internet Use, Bans Use Of VPNs - Western Journalism;

Putin Cracks Down On Anonymous Internet Use, Bans Use Of VPNs - Western Journalism

Western JournalismPutin Cracks Down On Anonymous Internet Use, Bans Use Of VPNsWestern JournalismRussian President Vladimir Putin signed into law on Sunday a measure that prohibits the use of virtual private networks and other internet services that allow users to bypass government monitoring and censorship efforts. A VPN is best described as an ...and more »

Putin Outlaws Virtual Private Networks In Russia - Tsarizm (blog)

Putin Outlaws Virtual Private Networks In RussiaTsarizm (blog)Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a measure that will outlaw virtual private networks in order to prevent anonymous posting on the internet. The bill was spun as a way to stop extremist content being propagated to others in order to ...and more »

Russia bans anonymous web surfing tools - The Verge;

Russia bans anonymous web surfing tools - The Verge

The VergeRussia bans anonymous web surfing toolsThe VergePresident Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits forms of technology that grant access to banned websites in Russia, effective November 1st. The ban covers services that allow people to use the internet anonymously, such as virtual private ...and more »

Putin bans VPNs to stop Russians from accessing prohibited websites - Hindustan Times;

Putin bans VPNs to stop Russians from accessing prohibited websites - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesPutin bans VPNs to stop Russians from accessing prohibited websitesHindustan TimesThe law will ban the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) and other technologies, known as anonymizers, that allow people to surf the web anonymously. world Updated: Aug 01, 2017 00:26 IST. Reuters, Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ...and more »

Putin signs VPN ban in Russia, comes into effect from November 1 - Neowin;

Putin signs VPN ban in Russia, comes into effect from November 1 - Neowin

NeowinPutin signs VPN ban in Russia, comes into effect from November 1NeowinThe ban on proxies, VPNs and similar tools which allow users to access content anonymously was proposed by Russian lawmakers to curb illegal activities and access to extremist content. To further stop spread of such content, another law requiring users ...and more »

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

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

TechRepublicRussia VPN ban: What tech pros and business travelers need to knowTechRepublicRussian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a law prohibiting the use of VPNs, while Apple pulled VPN apps from the Chinese App Store. Here is how business travelers can respond. By Conner Forrest | July 31, 2017, 10:44 AM PST. 0. Email; Print ...and more »

Kremlin to ban VPNs from Nov. 1 - The Hindu

Kremlin to ban VPNs from Nov. 1The HinduPresident Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits technology that provides access to websites banned in Russia. The law, already approved by the Duma, the lower house of parliament, will ban the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) and other ...and more »

Putin Signs to Ban All VPN Services & Requires Chat Apps to Identify Users Ahead of March Election - Wccftech;

Putin Signs to Ban All VPN Services & Requires Chat Apps to Identify Users Ahead of March Election - Wccftech

WccftechPutin Signs to Ban All VPN Services & Requires Chat Apps to Identify Users Ahead of March ElectionWccftechAs we reported last week, Russia was considering to put a blanket ban on all VPN services ahead of its upcoming election. Passed through the Russian Parliament, Duma, the bill was awaiting President Vladimir Putin's signature. Russian President Putin ...and more »

Putin Bans Virtual Private Networks, Causing Censorship Concerns - The Daily Caller

Putin Bans Virtual Private Networks, Causing Censorship ConcernsThe Daily CallerRussian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a law forbidding technology that helps users get around blocks on censored web content, according to a Reuters report published Sunday. People within the country can no longer utilize virtual private ...and more »

Amnesty, Snowden Decry New Russian Internet Restrictions - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty;

Amnesty, Snowden Decry New Russian Internet Restrictions - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyAmnesty, Snowden Decry New Russian Internet RestrictionsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyAmnesty International has denounced a new Russian law banning the use of Internet proxy services -- including virtual private networks, or VPNs -- as a "major blow to Internet freedom" in the country. The criticism from the global rights watchdog on ...and more »

Safety or surveillance? VPNs banned in Russia - The Calvert Journal;

Safety or surveillance? VPNs banned in Russia - The Calvert Journal

The Calvert JournalSafety or surveillance? VPNs banned in RussiaThe Calvert JournalInternet proxy services, also known as VPNs, will be forbidden in Russia from 1 November — bad news for those with a dependence on US Netflix. On 29 July, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed amendments to an existing law prohibiting the use of ...and more »

The open Internet had a tough weekend - Axios;

The open Internet had a tough weekend - Axios

AxiosThe open Internet had a tough weekendAxiosSeparate moves by China and Russia to crack down on VPNs came this weekend that are designed to further prevent citizens in both countries from accessing the full internet. The trend here is towards major governments tightening their grip on the web.and more »

How Vladimir Putin Has Cracked Down on Russia's Internet - Newsweek;

How Vladimir Putin Has Cracked Down on Russia's Internet - Newsweek

NewsweekHow Vladimir Putin Has Cracked Down on Russia's InternetNewsweekRussia President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that blocks websites and internet services offering Russians a loophole into viewing content banned in their country. The law, signed by Putin Saturday and published by the government Sunday, claims to ...and more »

Putin signs law prohibiting VPNs, anonymizers - SC Magazine;

Putin signs law prohibiting VPNs, anonymizers - SC Magazine

SC MagazinePutin signs law prohibiting VPNs, anonymizersSC MagazineA Russian official said the law is meant to block access to content deemed unlawful. Following the lead of China, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law banning the use of virtual private networks in an attempt to thwart access to websites ...and more »

Russia: VPN ban is a major blow to internet freedom - Amnesty International;

Russia: VPN ban is a major blow to internet freedom - Amnesty International

Amnesty InternationalRussia: VPN ban is a major blow to internet freedomAmnesty InternationalA new law signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin banning anonymizers and virtual private networks (VPNs) is a major blow to internet freedom in Russia, Amnesty International said today. “With the Russian authorities increasingly intolerant of ...and more »

Putin signs law on new budget rule - TASS

Putin signs law on new budget ruleTASSMOSCOW, July 31. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a federal law on a new budget rule [mechanism of Russia's budget forming, determining the maximum level of spending on the basis of oil prices - TASS] aimed to reduce the dependency of ...and more »

Putin signs bill banning web anonymizers in Russia - RT;

Putin signs bill banning web anonymizers in Russia - RT

RTPutin signs bill banning web anonymizers in RussiaRTRussian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill banning the use of any technology or software that allows access to websites that have been officially blocked on Russian territory, specifically targeting so-called web anonymizers. Read more ...and more »

Putin bans VPNs to stop Russians accessing prohibited websites - Geo News, Pakistan;

Putin bans VPNs to stop Russians accessing prohibited websites - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanPutin bans VPNs to stop Russians accessing prohibited websitesGeo News, PakistanPresident Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits technology that provides access to websites banned in Russia, the government's website showed on Sunday. The law, already approved by the Duma, the lower house of parliament, will ban the use of ...and more »

Russia follows China in tightening internet restrictions, raising fresh censorship concerns - Yahoo Finance UK;

Russia follows China in tightening internet restrictions, raising fresh censorship concerns - Yahoo Finance UK

Yahoo Finance UKRussia follows China in tightening internet restrictions, raising fresh censorship concernsYahoo Finance UKRussia has passed a law banning software that allows users to view internet sites barred in the country anonymously. President Vladimir Putin signed the bill prohibiting virtual private networks (VPNs) and other technologies that anonymize users ...and more »

Networks, - AppAdvice;

Networks, - AppAdvice

AppAdviceNetworks,AppAdviceRussia is joining China in a crackdown on Virtual Private Networks, VPN apps that allow users to view internet content banned in their home countries. CNN reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a bill enacting the ban, which ...and more »