Explainer: What is Russia’s new VPN law all about? – BBC News

Explainer: What is Russia's new VPN law all about? - BBC News

Explainer: What is Russia’s new VPN law all about? – BBC News

A Russian law regulating the use of technologies enabling users to search the internet anonymously is coming into force on 1 November.Many are worried the law will make it harder for Russians to bypass internet censorship.Signed by President Vladimir Putin in July, the law imposes restrictions on proxy avoidance tools.These tools include virtual private networks (VPNs) and anonymous proxy servers (anonymisers).VPN providers will be obliged to closely cooperate with Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor and comply with its requests.

Källa: Explainer: What is Russia’s new VPN law all about? – BBC News

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