Russia Turns the Screws on Internet Freedom

Tuesday, 15 October 2019 10:57 WIB

New legislation likely to be introduced next month in Russia's Duma, or lower chamber of parliament, would see tighter restrictions on the internet and on computers, tablets and other devices used to access the internet. The proposals include a provision for the identification of all email users and a requirement for new internet-able devices to be sold with pre-installed Russian software ” a legal obligation that could stop Apple, which won't install non-Apple software on its products, from selling computers and laptops in Russia. When the details of the legislation were first revealed...

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