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LT, The Country Today win 28 awards

The Leader-Telegram earned 19 awards in the 2017 Wisconsin Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest. Competing in the highest-circulation category for daily newspapers with average circulation of more than 20,000, the Leader-Telegram claimed eight first-place awards, four seconds, … Read More

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Dragon Coin and Telegram Take Lions’ Share of ICO Investments in March

We reported here that tokens sales raised $1.25 billion in February, after raising $1.45 billion in January and $1.1 Billion in December. That's according to the data on the ICODrops website which, however, does not necessarily include every token sale and is not always up-to-date. Gathering data on … Read More

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Communications providers to block Telegram starting on April 16

Roskomnadzor will add the addresses for blocking Telegram in Russia on April 16, Interfax reports referring to a source familiar with the situation. Yesterday, Head of Roskomnadzor Aleksandr Zharov explained that the messenger blocking would start “in the near future,” without specifying the exact date … Read More

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Telegram may be turning a blind eye to rampant piracy

Telegram is a service for sending messages while remaining anonymous. That's something with which Russia has taken issue, and it just banned the service over it. However, Telegram may also be gaining in popularity because it's an easy way to share pirated content. The Outline spoke with several … Read More

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Telegram to be banned in Russia, but VPN will bypass ban

Three weeks ago, we informed you that encrypted messaging app Telegram was under fire in Russia. Due to legislation that allows the government to liberally invade the privacy of Russian citizens, Telegram's end-to-end encryption violates Russian law. In order to comply, Telegram would have to … Read More

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Russia blocks Telegram app over security concerns

Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging service. Telegram was founded by the Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov. Messages in Telegram are server-client encrypted by default, this is designed to help to avoid third-party unsecure backups, and to allow users to access messages and files from any … Read More

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Telegram in trouble in Russia after $1.7 billion ICO

Roskomnadzor, the Russian media regulator has been granted permission by a court in Moscow to immediately block Telegram messaging app. The media regulator went to court because Telegram had refused to cooperate with security officials based on the fact that the firm is a “distributor of … Read More

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App to no good: everything you need to know about Telegram

One of the most successful messaging apps to have emerged in recent years, Telegram is currently engaged in a bitter battle with the Russian authorities. As a Moscow court orders the app to be banned, Katie Davies takes a look at how Telegram works, its iconoclastic founder and why its …

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Security News This Week: Russia Bans Encrypted Chat App Telegram

On Friday, a Russian court gave the communications oversight body Roskomnadzor authority to ban the secure messaging app Telegram, because the app has not provided a backdoor for the Russian government to decrypt and surveil messages sent on the platform. Telegram's lawyers did not appear … Read More

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Telegram messaging app banned by Moscow

Moscow has, after a saga that has lasted many months in the courts and even longer out of them, finally banned encrypted messaging app Telegram. On Friday, a Moscow court approved a request from Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor to block the service after Telegram refused to hand over the … Read …