Since February, Roskomnadzor has blocked 2,953 video services with content that it considers “pirated and anti-Russian.” We are talking about materials that tell about the events in Ukraine.
“The daily audience of such resources amounted to more than 16 million Russian Internet users,” the department’s press service notes on September 16.
Roskomnadzor clarifies that the audience of pirate sites is growing because some video services have left the Russian market, and Western content cannot be watched legally. Pirate services, the department says, are purposefully used for anti-Russian propaganda.
At the end of August, at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the RKN blocked the news aggregator The True Story, which worked for three days. It was assumed that his collections would include, among other things, publications of independent publications and posts on social networks and Telegram.
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