All Posts Tagged With: "internet control"
A new report out on the state of internet freedom around the world indicates deterioration in the situation in Russia, where bloggers and opposition websites are increasingly under attack.Apr 18, 2011 | Continued
In an unprecedented decision, Russian blogger Dmitri Soloviev has been cleared of charges of inciting hatred against police after investigators found no evidence that any crime had actually occurred.Jan 11, 2010 | Continued
Residents of Bashkortostan, a central-southern Russian region, found their access to the popular LiveJournal blogging website blocked Tuesday, after a court ordered an opposition blog to stop publishing.Jun 24, 2009 | Continued
The Ura.ru information portal is in danger of being closed after investigators found extremism in comments left on its online forum.Apr 24, 2009 | Continued
Russia’s Interior Minister has asserted that the internet must be regulated as a mass-media outlet, and has called on the Ministry of Justice, the FSB and Ministry of Interior Affairs to lobby for restrictions to the internet.Jul 14, 2008 | Continued
Local law enforcement in Kirov, Russia have used laws against extremist speech to shut down the online version of a regional newspaper. The apparent basis for the closure was an anonymous comment on the site’s forum.Apr 23, 2008 | Continued