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Russia: Investigative Journalists Expose Security Services Monitoring Internet

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Technology, RuNet Echo

Andrey Soldatov and Irina Borogan, famous investigative journalists, describe [1] [ru] software and methods used  by Russian security services to monitor the Internet. Journalists argue that while Federal Security Service (FSB) can easily monitor Russian social networks (like Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki and others), it has problems with monitoring foreign platforms (like Facebook and others).