Russia disconnects from the Internet as part of a planned test

  • published: 11 February 2019
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Russia decouples the Internet as part of a planned Russian authorities test and major ISPs are planning to shut down the country from the internet as part of a planned experiment, reported Russian news agency RosBiznesKonsalting RBK last week. The reason for the experiment is to gather insight and give feedback and changes to a bill that was introduced in the Russian parliament in December 2018. A first draft law mandated that Russian internet providers run the independence of the Russian internet space Runet in the case of foreign aggression to shut down the country from the rest of the internet. In addition, Russian telecom companies would also have & # 39; technical resources & # 39; have to install to exchange all Russian internet traffic to points that have been approved or managed by Roskomnazor, the telecom watchdog in Russia. Roskomnazor inspects the traffic to block banned content and ensures that traffic between Russian users stays within the country and is not redirected uselessly via servers abroad, where it can be intercepted. A date for the test has not been published, but it is known. It should take place before April 1, the deadline for submitting changes to the law, also known as the national digital economy program. The test-broken connection experiment was agreed at the end of January in a session of the Information Security working group. Natalya Kaspersky, director of the Russian cyber security company InfoWatch, and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, is the group that also hosts large Russian telcos such as MegaFon, Beeline, MTS, RosTe …

Russia disconnects from the Internet as part of a planned test

  • published: 11 February 2019
  • views: 16

Russia decouples the Internet as part of a planned Russian authorities test and major ISPs are planning to shut down the country from the internet as part of a planned experiment, reported Russian news agency RosBiznesKonsalting RBK last week. The reason for the experiment is to gather insight and give feedback and changes to a bill that was introduced in the Russian parliament in December 2018. A first draft law mandated that Russian internet providers run the independence of the Russian internet space Runet in the case of foreign aggression to shut down the country from the rest of the internet. In addition, Russian telecom companies would also have & # 39; technical resources & # 39; have to install to exchange all Russian internet traffic to points that have been approved or managed by Roskomnazor, the telecom watchdog in Russia. Roskomnazor inspects the traffic to block banned content and ensures that traffic between Russian users stays within the country and is not redirected uselessly via servers abroad, where it can be intercepted. A date for the test has not been published, but it is known. It should take place before April 1, the deadline for submitting changes to the law, also known as the national digital economy program. The test-broken connection experiment was agreed at the end of January in a session of the Information Security working group. Natalya Kaspersky, director of the Russian cyber security company InfoWatch, and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab, is the group that also hosts large Russian telcos such as MegaFon, Beeline, MTS, RosTe …