Day: April 13, 2019

Russian parliament waves through powers for internet iron curtain

April 13, 2019

The Russian State Duma, the lower house of parliament, has voted to approve the controversial bill that would give politicians powers to isolate the country from the internet. The so-called “sovereign internet” bill is on track to become law by 1 November, and according to local newswire TASS, the implementation is expected to cost ₽30bn ($470m, […]

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