Putin wants his own internet amid potential threat of the US isolating Russia in cyberspace

//Putin wants his own internet amid potential threat of the US isolating Russia in cyberspace

Putin wants his own internet amid potential threat of the US isolating Russia in cyberspace

When anti-government protests erupted on Russia’s side of the Caucasus Mountains in October, authorities did something they had never done before: cut mobile internet service to an entire geographical area.For almost two weeks, tens of thousands of mainly Muslim Russians were prevented from accessing social media sites and sharing videos through their smartphones. Unlike China, where control of the internet is uniquely centralised, Russia does not yet have an easy way to quarantine negative…

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By | 2019-03-05T08:36:18+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Putin wants his own internet amid potential threat of the US isolating Russia in cyberspace