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Roskomnadzor starts blocking Telegram

Many Telegram users on Monday afternoon already experienced interruptions in the messenger's work. The Tangasky court in Moscow on Friday satisfied the suit of Roskomnadzor on the blocking of the messenger in Russia. The Office filed a lawsuit because of Telegram's unwillingness to cooperate … Read More

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UPDATE 1-Russia starts blocking Telegram messenger – regulator

(Adds background). MOSCOW, April 16 (Reuters) – Russia's state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to messenger service Telegram after the service's owner refused to comply with an order to give Russian state security access to users' secret messages. Read More

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Kremlin to Use ICQ Instead of Banned Telegram – Journalist

The Telegram team was warned of the requirements of Russian laws in advance, but ultimately refused to give the keys, explaining that it simply could not do so, because keys to each specific chat are stored on users' devices. Telegram's founder Pavel Durov later announced that he is planning on … …

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Breakfast Briefing: Elon’s Love for Humans & Russia Bans Telegram

Editor's Remarks: The decision was made after Telegram refused to allow Russian intelligence agencies to access the app's encrypted messages. Pavel Durov, Telegram's Russian founder, has said that Telegram will rely on inbuilt software to bypass the Russian block. Furthermore, the company can … Read More

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Aldean named top entertainer

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. Jason Aldean paid tribute to the 58 people who died at the Route 91 Harvest … Read More

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Iranian alternatives for Telegram in close-up

Iranian alternatives for Telegram messaging application are now on the table for Iranian users, who are encouraged by the government to replace their Telegram account with a domestic application. The replacement of Telegram, as the most popular messaging app in Iran, with Iranian messaging … Read More

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Legacy left: Flying Eagle great Loomis announces retirement

As a Nordic combined skier, Adam Loomis was always able to race with the best in the world. That wasn't a problem. But his jumping was. Related. Ski jumping season review: From the Olympics to Silver Mine Hill, Eau Claire was well represented. In the combined, one jump sets the …

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Russia’s Telegram ban is just the start of the battle over online anonymity

Over these eight months, Telegram has increased its user-base from six million to 15m users — catching up WhatsApp, Viber and Skype in terms of popularity in Russia. Indeed, in October 2017, Russia became the world leader in downloads with 12.5m, accounting for downloads across US, Germany, … Read More

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Severe rainfall strands dozens at Hawaii evacuation shelter

Dozens of people are stranded at a Red Cross shelter on Kauai after a storm dropped over 2 feet of rain, causing massive flooding and grounding rescue helicopters. Hawaii Gov. David Ige issued an emergency proclamation for the island where heavy rainfall damaged or flooded dozens of homes in … Read …

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Tiny Brock High band shows size isn’t only ingredient of success

It's been a historical year for the tiny Brock High School band program, including the program's first Sweepstakes award. The 325-member, approximately 20-year-old band recently earned Superior ratings in both concert and sight-reading at a University Interscholastic League competition for 3A schools … Read More