The responsibility for monitoring websites was given to the Federal Supervisory Agency, which has a website where people can request of the Agency to close down websites that they feel are not appropriate for users in Russia with regard to the new law. As a result, the Agency received 5000 requests within its first 24 hours of operation for closing down websites and was able to review all the requests and shut down ten of them during the process.
Le VPN, which means “The Virtual Private Network in English,” was established in France in 2010 and has been developing data communications products for markets in Europe and around the world. Their focus is on providing services that enable the free use of the Internet and in securing connections to the Internet to prevent them from listening and hacking. The company moved its headquarters in 2012 to Hong Kong.