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anti-extremist bill

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Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under 'anti-terror' plan

The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned unless they store data on Russian soil -- a move that would allow authorities to easily snoop on user data.

By April 24, 2014

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Wikipedia blackout in Russia to protest censorship

If proposed amendments to a Russian law get passed, a wave of censorship could ripple through the country's Web sites including a complete closure of Wikipedia.

By July 9, 2012

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Russia's Internet blacklist looms in freedom crackdown

The country's move to strengthen its "Internet blacklist" could lead to blockage of porn, drug-related, and "extremist" sites. Would it also threaten political protests?

By July 6, 2012

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Congress' "anti-extremist" bill targets online thoughtcrime

Warning that the Internet "aids" in promoting extremism and radicalization, the House has voted to create a commission to prepare a classified report on the topic. This may not turn out well.

By November 28, 2007

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Episode 613: Don't believe the lies

The EFF says Comcast is lying about BitTorrent blocking, users say they're lying about digital cable, and we're just all fired up about GPS-enabled cameras.

By November 29, 2007