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Meet your new cyber policeman – the Russian authorities strengthen their grip on social media

The Russian Duma put forth a new draft for a bill regulating social media in April. The initiative has far reaching consequences for both the social media outlets and end users. When looking at the broader perspective of new legislation…

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The destruction of online privacy: the case against Telegram

In a world of rampant terrorism, fear dominates the agenda and consequently, the individual privacy of citizens are being questioned. Should we trade our rights for alleged safety? National security agencies promote the discourse that they need more means, both…

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Russia: a showcase of internet legislation with arbitrary ramifications

The Russian internet, commonly referred to as the RuNet, has increasingly become a strategic battlefield where the Russian authorities seek domination by sheer legal efficacy – possibly incriminating all and everyone along the way by turning cyberspace into a legislative…