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Russia - Government eager to use Net surveillance software currently in test phase

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns plans by Roskomnadzor, Russia's federal supervisory agency for communications, information technology and mass media, to use search software to track down “extremist” content on the Internet. The agency is currently testing the software and intends to start using it in December. When Roskomnadzor's software, using very vague criteria, decides that a website has “extremist” content, the site will be given three days to remove it. If it fails to comply, it will (...)

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