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The Internet Against Filtration

posted 18 Nov 2012, 09:59 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 18 Nov 2012, 09:59 ]
13 November 2012 


Anton Nosik, Internet expert


The circus show continues surrounding the registry of blacklisted websites in Russia. I’ll start with the good news. This morning, the Russian Federal Mass Media and Communications Agency (Roskomnadzor) announced on its website that Lurkmore has been removed from the shitlist. But at the same time, the list was expanded to include well-known sites like RuTracker.org and Lib.Rus.ec. The authorities decided to block the leading Russian torrent site because its database contained an article titled “The Encyclopedia of Suicide.” The online library Lib.Rus.Ec became a target because it included “The Anarchist’s Cookbook.” [Read more]
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