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Russia blocks messaging app Telegram

Russia began blocking access to the popular messaging app Telegram yesterday in one of its biggest crackdowns on the internet. Pavel Durov, 33, the Russian entrepreneur who founded Telegram, defied a demand from the Supreme Court last month to give Russia's security services access to users' … Read More

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Telecom Expert Explains What Future Holds for Recently Banned Telegram Messenger

"Some EU officials are using Telegram. It also seems to me that during the last French presidential election campaign this channel was used for communication security. Nevertheless, Mounir Mahjoubi, a Digital Technology Secretary, has recently offered to use an encrypted messenger for the country's … Read More

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Google, AWS IPs blocked by Russia in Telegram crackdown

Russia's telecoms regulator Roskomnadzor has started blocking IP addresses linked to secure messaging service Telegram. Russia wants Telegram banished from within its borders, supposedly on national security grounds. First on its list, therefore, according to Servers.ru (translated), are addresses … Read More

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Adopt me! Meet Sage

ID. No. A38089944, 7-year-old, 58-pound spayed Golden Retriever mix. Meet Sage, a 7-year-old female Golden Retriever Mix. She is a friendly girl at the perfect age for a mellow companion. You can visit Sage at the Humane Society of North Texas Saxe-Forte Adoption Center, open from noon to 5 p.m. … …

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Teen escapes from Irving home, 2 face charges of human trafficking

A couple is in custody facing charges of human trafficking after a teen escaped Sunday from a residence where she was being kept against her will for prostitution, police said. The 18-year-old female told police she was kidnapped from California and forced into prostitution in North Texas. After she … Read …

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Flooding strands motorists on Route 9 in Shrewsbury

A stretch of Route 9 in Shrewsbury was flooded Monday afternoon, and some occupied cars are being towed out. The National Weather Service had issued a flash flood warning for parts of Worcester and Middlesex counties, with storms that could produce as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain …

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Russia begins blocking access to messaging app Telegram

RUSSIA: Russia's communications watchdog on Monday began blocking access to the popular messaging app Telegram after a court banned the service for refusing to give security services access to private conversations. "Roskomnadzor has received the ruling of (Moscow's) Tagansky court to block … Read More

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Bloomberg: Russia blocks Telegram, forcing Kremlin to switch service

Russia began implementing a ban on the Telegram messenger service for refusing to hand over encryption keys to security services, a move that forced Kremlin officials to switch to another provider for communications with media. Read more here. Found a spelling error? Let us know – highlight it and … Read …

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Russia Bans 1.8 Million Amazon and Google IPs in Attempt to Block Telegram

The move to ban these IP blocks is a response to Telegram moving some of its infrastructure to Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud servers over the weekend. Roskomnadzor banned the Telegram instant messaging client inside Russia's border on Friday, April 13, after Telegram refused to hand … Read More

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France builds WhatsApp rival due to surveillance risk

O) WhatsApp and Telegram – a favorite of President Emmanuel Macron – are based in France, raising the risk of data breaches at servers outside the country. About 20 officials and top civil servants are testing the new app which a state-employed developer has designed, a ministry spokeswoman said, … Read …