[Noisebridge-discuss] russia's insane internet controls

Tommy Collison tommy at collison.ie
Fri Aug 1 21:40:26 UTC 2014


My impression is the only way of fighting this is by raising awareness
and trying to mount some kind of international condemnation, but from my
understanding Putin's been kind of immune to that kind of thing. (C.f.
LGBTQ rights + Sochi).

TC
<http://tommycollison.com/2014/07/31/the-end-of-online-free-speech-in-russia/>

On 8/1/14, 2:29 PM, Praveen Sinha wrote:
> I don't normally post a lot of stuff on international tech politics to
> hackerspace lists, but I think it's worth generating a conversation around
> this.  My friends from Russia have been describing Putin's insane
> environment of fearmongering and national media control and censorship.
> This article talks effectively a national walled garden.
> 
> http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/08/01/russia_bans_dissident_blogging_and_bloggers_today.html
> 
> How do you fight this?
> 
> 
> 
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