Russian media outlets report that laws mandating encryption backdoors have been tabled in the Duma.
If accurate, you could expect an exodus of US services from the country.
This Russian-language report, once the Vulture South hack was able to untangle translations like “proposed a fine messenger”, sets down the basics: those providing messaging applications like WhatsApp and Telegram would face fines if they can’t provide users’ messages to the FSB.
Original Source: The Register
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