Fwd: [cooperation-wg] Massive IP blockings in Russia
Bryan at bryanfields.net
Thu Apr 19 18:39:13 UTC 2018
On 4/19/18 1:36 PM, Sandra Murphy wrote:
> Russian ISPs MUST fully block all traffic to such networks. The list is
> frequently updated and gets automatically propagated to ISP every once in a
> while, failure to block any address may result in 1500eur fine.
Per day? That's a cost of doing business. Can we donate to pay it somewhere?
> infrastructure listed above is being added to the blocklist under
> “counter-terrorist and counter-extremist” order of the General Prosecutor
> Office, #27-31-2015/Id4082-15, issued in 2015 and often used for blocking
> an arbitrary unwanted content. The real reason for such blocking is an
> attempt to cut access to Telegram messenger, which refused to provide
> end-to-end encryption keys to the Federal Security Service (previously
> known as KGB).
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