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Russia: Will Prosecutor's Office Use Crowdsourced Data To Fight Illegal Gambling?

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Digital Activism, Governance, Law, Technology, Youth, RuNet Echo

While discussing the issue of illegal gambling with the Prosecutor General, President Medvedev has stated that the Prosecutor's office can use crowdsourced data of gdecasino.ru, a mapping portal offering users the ability to map illegal gambling sites [1], interfax.ru reported [2] [RUS]. Right after the news broke, the site went down, though. Previously, the Prosecutor's office have never used online projects to empower its functions. Will it now?