GitHub censor content to stop blockade in Russia




GitHub is the Russian government and cater to censor specific content. The measure should the conflict that both sides have issues with each other and also ensure the survival of the platform in Russia.

GitHub has in Russia access to certain prohibited content blocked and at the moment is trying to get the platform back into the air, reports TechCrunch. The conditions will be further clearly emphasized that GitHub not be used for illegal or unauthorized purposes.

The company will own words occasionally requests for certain content that is contrary to censor with Russian law. GitHub gives to not always be able to find in the decisions of the government. To make sure that Russian citizens can continue to use GitHub, but sometimes content to be censored, says Github. The official request that led to the blockade will be posted online.

The measure follows the blockade of GitHub in Russia. The blockade was instituted by Roskomnadzor, the Russian authority for Communications, Information Technology and Media. GitHub would reportedly not delete a text in which suicide methods were described. In October, the site was already blocked.


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