Le VPN blocked in Russia for supporting Telegram

Press Release Le VPN blocked in Russia for supporting Telegram: The beginning of Digital Resistance Movement. Le VPN website was blocked in Russia on Friday, April 20, 2018, due to Le VPN’s involvement in the Digital Resistance movement, launched by the CEO of Telegram Messenger, Pavel Durov. The FSB (The Federal Security Service of Russian

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Russia Telegram ban

Update on April 20, 2018 – 7 pm GMT. It looks like Le VPN website was banned in Russia on April 20, 2018 for participating in the Digital Resistance movement launched by Telegram’s CEO Pavel Durov, and standing for digital freedoms and progress globally. We are working on a new solution for our Russian subscribers

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Russian Telecom Watchdog Temporarily Blocks Google

Use anonymous IP to bypass the internet ban in Russia. As you must already know, the search giant Google is available in a number of versions in different countries. Google is mostly localized completely or partly for many countries. This also means that it is available in local languages. For instance, in Russia, the search

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Russia Plans Ban On VPNs And Proxy Websites

Virtual Private Network or a VPN is an important tool to bypass the state imposed internet censorship or geo-restrictions. But, what if the government initiates to ban VPNs? The concern is high here as Russia is moving ahead with a ban on VPNs. Russia Moves Ahead To Ban VPNs In Russia, there are a number

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Internet censorship in the world

Internet censorship puts restrictions on what information can be publicized or viewed on the Internet. Governments and other organizations commonly use internet censorship to block access to copyrighted informationbut also to harmful or sensitive content. Indeed, internet censorship can also be used as a propaganda method to promote specific topics or political agendas. So what

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Russia: new “anti- terrorist” laws targeting blogs

The lower house of the Russian Parliament adopted on April 22nd several laws strengthening the control of the authorities on blogs, thus empowering the ever stronger Russian internet censorship as well as the penalties for ” mass disturbances ” , a common charge for various opponents. After several readings, the Duma adopted a law requiring

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An unprecedented censorship in Russia

The United States recently denounced the “unprecedented” censorship of Russian media: the Russian government has recently blocked additional opposition websites as well as internet alternative sources of information on the crisis in Ukraine. “In the past year, the Russian government has approved a series of laws that implemented unprecedented internet media censorship and publication restrictions

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PokerStars gambling site blocked in Russia

According to Pokerfuse, one of Russia’s main Internet Service Providers (ISPs) blocked the international version of PokerStars.com, following a law of the Russian Supreme Court dated back from 2012. Russian poker players are one of the largest fan communities in poker. According to PokerTableRatings site, Russia is the 4th country in the world in terms

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Google is warning about new forms of censorship

Google is warning about new forms of censorship. Although many believe that Google is a sort of Big Brother, the American company today shows its interest in transparency on the web: it does give an alert about the growing number of requests from governments and justice to remove Internet content or to request information about

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