Press "Enter" to skip to content

Day: August 27, 2018

Russian Central Bank wants to expand the scope of its right to block web-sites in Russia

A new draft law is developing in order to provide the Russian Central Bank with authority to restrict access to certain web-sites in Russian without court order. The draft law is targeted at web-sites used for financial fraud. For Russian financial regulator it is irrelevant whether web-site is hosted or operated in Russia or overseas. Currently the draft law passes the interdepartmental consideration and the final version should be agreed near future.

Comments closed

Major Russian media companies have taken off their online broadcasting from main Yandex’s main page

A few major Russian media companies – Gazprom Media, National Media Group and The First Channel – have taken off their online broadcastings from main page of Russian search engine Yandex’s due to piracy accusations. Media companies not alone in their concerns. Not so long time ago right holders in entertainment content have accused Yandex of piracy.

Comments closed