Russia is considering blocking social media




According to a Russian news agency is considering Russia to block Twitter because the service would refuse to fake accounts, libel and ‘extremist content “block. Also, a blockade of Facebook would be considered.

Twitter Twitter ignoring orders from the Russian authorities for libel and “false Twitter accounts’ to remove a consultant to the President of the Russian Senate, according to news agency Itar-Tass said . Turkey works with Twitter or censorship.

The Russian telecoms watchdog Roskomnadzor confirms that Twitter can be blocked, because the service has repeatedly denied “extremist content” to remove. The service would “not constructive” drawing. A high official of the telecom watchdog called the blockade “almost inevitable.” Also, a blockade of Facebook would be in the pipeline, writes RTL News from a Russian newspaper.

Russia is trying to control the Internet. increasingly stringent President Putin recently ratified a law that further restricted freedom on the Internet: bloggers with more than three thousand visitors a day must register. Also, search engines and social networks were restricted. Earlier this year, the parliament passed a law that allows the Russian government to block websites.

Recently fled the founder of the Russian social network VKontakte, Pavel Durov, his mother; possibly he did so because of the influence of Putin-minded investors on the social network.


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