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Putin signs law that could end up blocking Facebook and Twitter in Russia

July 23, 2014

Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a new law that forces firms operating web services in the country to store Russian citizens’ data there. As the law also makes it possible to block non-compliant services, this may be a precursor to a new wave of internet censorship.

 



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