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.

 

Read more at: https://gigaom.com/2014/07/23/putin-signs-law-that-could-end-up-blocking-facebook-and-twitter-in-russia/


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