Russia’s law banning anonymizers goes into effect
On November 1, Russia’s law that prohibits the use of anonymizers and VPN services went into effect.
Under this law Roskomnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media) must create and maintain a Federal State Information System (FGIS) which contains a list of prohibited resources.
The press service told TASS news agency that the FGIS is now established and is being tested. Kaspersky Lab, Opera Software AS, Mail.RU and Yandex are participating in the testing. Rambler, Sputnik and anonymizers cameleo.ru, 2ip.ru, 2ip.io also expressed willingness to participate.
The law on the ban of anonymizers was signed by Russian President …read more