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Russian begins blocking messaging app Telegram

Associated Press --------- Russia’s communications watchdog said Monday it has begun enforcing a nationwide ban for the popular messaging app Telegram. Telecommunications providers have been instructed to block Telegram in Russia after a court last week sided with authorities who demanded that the app be kept of the country until it hands over the keys to its data encryption. Russian authorities alleged that Telegram, which was developed by Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov, has been used by violent extremists. The company argues that Russia’s FSB intelligence service is violating consumer rights. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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