Blocking of VPN-services and anonymisers in Russia: Legal developments

On 27 June 2017,  the Order dated 24 May 2017 became effective which sets the criteria for assessing materials and/or information required to take decisions by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor), Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation and Rospotrebnadzor on  the inclusion of domain names and(or) pages indexes of Internet sites, as well as network addresses that allow identifying Internet sites containing prohibited information, in the Unified Register of Domain Names and(or) Page Indexes of Internet Sites, as well as Network Addresses allowing to Identify Internet Sites that Contain Information Prohibited for Dissemination in the Russian Federation. 

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Yana Dianova
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