Russia's new 'information security law' took effect August 1.

Author:Gajewski, Karen Ann
Position::WORTH NOTING - Brief article
 
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Russia's new "information security law" took effect August 1, forcing bloggers with more than three thousand daily readers to register with the mass media regulator and conform to regulations governing larger media outlets. The law also prevents bloggers from maintaining anonymity and allows Russian authorities access to users' information. Earlier in the year, Russia enacted a law granting the government the power to block websites. Russian...

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