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Telegram blocked Russia

Russian court votes to block Telegram: “Privacy is not for sale,” says founder

Russian users of Telegram are about to find the popular messaging app has been blocked. A Moscow court today granted the block—which will go into effect immediately—due to the company’s unwillingness to hand over encryption keys. These encryption keys were requested by Russian authorities so they can access user data for counterterrorism purposes. Telegram allows […]

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Geo TV blocked

With Geo TV blocked, Pakistanis’ rights are under attack

Pakistan’s popular Geo TV network is blocked in over 80% of the country, allegedly for criticizing the country’s military for their imposed authority over civilian institutions. This appears to be another case of the government abusing its power in determining what content its citizens may consume, as well as sending a warning to other media […]

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