Siân Sinnott · April, 2011

Latest posts by Siân Sinnott from April, 2011

Russia: Bloggers Stop FSB Initiative To Ban Skype

RuNet Echo  18 April 2011

It was just a stroke of luck that on Friday, April 8, 2011, LiveJournal did actually work; before and after this date it would constantly “crash” or “die” due to hacker attacks for periods ranging from several hours to half a day. But on this particular Friday it worked, and it’s possible that this saved the Russian Internet and all its users from yet another prohibitive initiative from the FSB (Federal Security Service). At least for the time being.