Tag: Russian Government

Russia to Block Telegram After Court Ruling

The government of Russia, through its media supervision agency,¬†Roskomnadzor, has banned the popular messaging app Telegram. The ban has caused an outcry from human rights activists the world over and highlighted the continued enforcement of stringent measures by the Russian government in the online media world. Telegram, which is quite popular in the cryptocurrency universe, has termed the ban “an open farce” through its founder, Pavel Durov. The Long-Running Battle …
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Russian Government Will Exclusively Use Sailfish OS Moving Foward

Technology enthusiasts will recall the name Sailfish OS, a mobile operating system that never managed to gain much traction. But Jolla is not out of business yet, and they just secured a¬†partnership with their biggest client to date. Moving forward, the Russian government will only use Sailfish OS smartphones, due to their improved security. Moreover, Jolla will be adding government-oriented apps to the platform in the coming years. Sailfish OS …
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