Tetyana Lokot · February, 2015

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25 February 2015

Belarus Bans Tor and Other Anonymizers

Belarus is banning anonymizers, typically used to circumvent government censorship and reach online resources banned inside the country, including many of the opposition websites.

13 February 2015

In Putin's Russia, a Retweet Can Lead to a Jail Term

Even a retweet of an image or a republished post may cost Russian citizens unfettered access to the Internet—and often, their freedom.

9 February 2015

Twitter's New Transparency Report Shows Massive Spike in Demands from Russia

"We went from having never received a request to receiving more than 100 requests for account information. We did not provide information in response to any," Twitter's report says.

4 February 2015

Stop the Music: Spotify Cancels Launch in Russia

Spotify is leaving Russia in response to the economic crisis, the political situation, and the draconian Internet laws.