​​Russia’s Broken Web of Internet Laws

A Deep Dive into Five Laws

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Number 1: Laws mandating identification and de-anonymization

Number 2: The double-edged sword of content moderation laws

Number 3: Surveillance through laws on forced Data Retention and Data Localisation

Number 4: Laws Banning IP addresses and regulating VPNs and Proxys

Number 5: Law creating an independent Russian Internet Infrastructure

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