Putin doesn’t allow use of VPN’s in Russia

Putin doesn’t allow use of VPN’s in Russia

A new law in Russia prohibits the use of virtual private networks (VPNS) to banned websites.

President Putin has the law drawn. The state Duma, the Russian lower house, he would also have approved. On november 1, will the VPN law in force, according to Reuters.

The Russian government is blocking the use of certain websites. That blockage can be bypassed by a VPN to use. By using this VPNS to ban, the Russian government this omzeilmethode better fight.

According to Leonid Levin, head of a committee on information policy at the state Duma, the law needs to be access to prohibited material change. A recent bill, the country should also put to the owners of VPN services and proxies to expose.


With the new law follows Russia’s example, for example, China, which is the use of VPN’s and also combats.

Recent would Chinese providers under pressure to the use of VPNS easier to block. Also, Chinese VPN apps from the Apple App Store are deleted.

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