Category: Internet

Putin signs law to create an independent Russian internet

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the law which will take effect in November, state news agency RIA-Novosti reported. Moscow (CNN)Russia is one step closer to creating its own, independent internet—at least legally speaking....

Russia Approves Controversial Law Restricting Internet

MOSCOW:  Russian lawmakers on Thursday approved in a key second reading a controversial bill that would allow Moscow to cut off the country’s internet traffic from foreign servers. Lawmakers in the State Duma, parliament’s...

Putin wants his own private internet

A new Russian law could soon isolate the country’s Runet from the rest of the internet as it seeks to tighten its grip on the information that flows in and out of the country....