Apr 9, 2007

Russia's Internet Gets Soviet Makeover

"April 10 (Bloomberg) -- President Vladimir Putin has already brought Russian newspapers and television to heel. Now he's turning his attention to the Internet. As the Kremlin gears up for the election of Putin's successor next March, Soviet-style controls are being extended to online news after a presidential decree last month set up a new agency to supervise both mass media and the Web.

"....In December, a court in the Siberian region of Khakassia shut down the Internet news site Novy Fokus for not registering as a media outlet."

Eternal Remont's servers are located in an hardened bunker in the bikini atoll, viva la revolution!

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