Roskomnadzor said it included the TOR browser website in its register of prohibited information because it posted "information that ensures the operation of tools that provide access to illegal content. The torporject. Isavnin said Russia is moving closer toward implementing its so-called sovereign internet that will allow the country to cut itself off from the rest of the World Wide Web.
The country has also blocked access to several virtual private network VPN services, which authorities say allow access to illegal online content in violation of Russian law. VPNs allow internet users a greater level of anonymity online and can provide access to material that has been blocked by internet service providers. Your donation to The Moscow Times directly supports the last independent English-language news source within Russia.
Support The Moscow Times! This equipment is controlled centrally by Roskomnadzor and other state bodies and allows for unaccountable centralised blocking of websites which is harder to track and record. The hardware has already enabled throttling of platforms such as Twitter , as well as blanket blocking of opposition voting websites and apps earlier this year. This post is part of Advox , a Global Voices project dedicated to protecting freedom of expression online.
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