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Google confirms some of its own services are now getting blocked in Russia over the Telegram ban – TechCrunch

Google confirms some of its own services are now getting blocked in Russia over the Telegram ban – TechCrunch A shower of paper airplanes darted through the skies of Moscow and other towns in Russia today, as users answered the call of entrepreneur Pavel Durov to send the blank missives out …

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Twitter bans Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads – TechCrunch

Twitter bans Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab from buying ads – TechCrunch The U.S. government isn’t the only one feeling skittish about Kaspersky Lab. On Friday, the Russian security firm’s founder Eugene Kaspersky confronted Twitter’s apparent ban on advertising from the company, a decision it quietly issued in January. No …

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Russia’s game of Telegram whack-a-mole grows to 19M blocked IPs, hitting Twitch, Spotify and more – TechCrunch

Russia’s game of Telegram whack-a-mole grows to 19M blocked IPs, hitting Twitch, Spotify and more – TechCrunch As the messaging app Telegram continues to try to evade Russian authorities by switching up its IP addresses, Russia’s regulator Roskomnadzor (RKN) has continued its game of whack-a-mole to try to lock it …

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Russia’s Telegram ban that knocked out 15M Google, Amazon IP addresses had a precedent in Zello – TechCrunch

Russia’s Telegram ban that knocked out 15M Google, Amazon IP addresses had a precedent in Zello – TechCrunch Russia blocking access to Telegram after the messaging app refused to give it access to encrypted messages has picked up an unintended casualty: we’re now up to over 15 million IP addresses from …

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France to move ministers off Telegram, WhatsApp over security fears – TechCrunch

France to move ministers off Telegram, WhatsApp over security fears – TechCrunch The French government has said it intends to move to using its own encrypted messaging service this summer, over concerns of the risks that foreign entities could spy on officials using popular encrypted apps such as Telegram and …

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Russia starts blocking Telegram for failing to turn over encryption keys – TechCrunch

Russia starts blocking Telegram for failing to turn over encryption keys – TechCrunch The Russian state telecommunication regulator has began blocking Telegram as expected. This comes after the messaging company refused to give Russian security services encryption keys. The service is expected to be blocked within the coming hours. According …

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The United States needs a Department of Cybersecurity – TechCrunch

The United States needs a Department of Cybersecurity – TechCrunch Ted Schlein, a general partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, focuses on early-stage technology companies in the enterprise software and infrastructure markets, including ventures within the networking and consumer security arenas. More posts by this contributor …

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