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Russia: Ministry of Justice Plans to Monitor Online Content

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Freedom of Speech, Media & Journalism, Politics, RuNet Echo

Russian Ministry of Justice had published a public procurement proposal [1] [ru] to purchase a content monitoring system worth of ~115,000 US dollars. The system is aimed to monitor the information published about the ministry and its representatives as well as about the president and prime-minister. The scale of the system expects of monitoring ‘not less than 5,000 sources.’