Stories from RuNet Echo from May, 2018
"The lesson here is to distrust reports from Ukraine."
‘We'll find you and hang you': Russian bloggers threatened for their efforts at doxxing pro-government Cossacks
"It all started with some attempts at hacking the Telegram bot, and then some pretty real threats started pouring in."
Russian anti-corruption activists are jailed for ‘inciting riots’ based on their tweets and retweets
"...here goes another 'organizing a rally by retweet.' Looks like this time they’re just locking up everyone."
Tech companies' one-size-fits-all approach to bot-hunting seems to have dragged a number of innocent victims in its nets.
As Russia's government effort to ban Telegram falters, digital activists are pranking the censorship agency
Tech-savvy Russians are having fun at the censorship agency's expense while it's attempting to ban their favorite messenger.
Poor or disappearing network coverage during mass protest in Russia is not unprecedented, but now activists are saying the telecom companies are intentionally degrading the service quality on police's orders.