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Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Telegram blocked its channel for pirate content distribution

Telegram blocked a channel which distributed pirated content for the first time. 

Thursday 9 November, 2017

The new 24 hours website blocking procedure has been proposed

The Ministry of Culture introduced a new proposal allowing right holders blocking illegal websites within 24 hours without the court’s decision.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Vk and Ok shortened the limit of free background music play

Since November 1, social networks Vk and Ok shortened the limit of free background music play in their mobile apps to 30 minutes.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

The new law on VPN and anonymizers entered into force

On November 1 the law restricting usage of VPN and anonymizers entered into force.


Thursday 12 October, 2017

The State Duma introduces fines for search system operators

The State Duma adopted at the first reading the law draft, which introduces fines up to 700,000 rubles for search system operators.

Friday 6 October, 2017

Roskomnadzor created a blocking laboratory

The Main Radio Frequency Center under Roskomnadzor created a department for studies of ways of blocking for various Internet services.

Monday 2 October, 2017

Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki limited time for background music

Social networks Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki introduced limits of background music play in mobile apps.


Saturday 30 September, 2017

Yandex will create its own online-cinema service

Yandex considers it possible to launch its own online cinema service.

Friday 8 September, 2017

UK IP Crime Report 2017

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office issued the IP Crime Report for 2017.

Thursday 31 August, 2017

Russian search engines will be automatically informed on blocked websites

Russian search engines would be automatically informed on the websites which Roskomnadzor included into its blacklist.

Tuesday 30 May, 2017

President of Russia signed the law on VPN and anonymizers

President of Russia signed the law forbidding blocking bypass in Russia. 

Thursday 4 May, 2017

Right holders stand up to content uploading by users of Yandex.Music

Users of Yandex.Music now have the opportunity to independently add music to their personal collection and share it as in YouTube.

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