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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.
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.
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?
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.
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.