IT News Thread, Vladimir Putin Calls Internet A 'CIA Project' in Other News; Link: News from The Associated Press: Vladimir Putin Calls Internet A 'CIA Project '
...Russia's parliament this week passed a ...
24th April 2014, 09:01 PM #1
Vladimir Putin Calls Internet A 'CIA Project'
Link: News from The Associated Press: Vladimir Putin Calls Internet A 'CIA Project'
...Russia's parliament this week passed a law requiring social media websites to keep their servers in Russia and save all information about their users for at least half a year. Also, businessmen close to Putin now control Russia's leading social media network, VKontakte.
Speaking Thursday at a media forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said that the Internet originally was a "CIA project" and "is still developing as such."
To resist that influence, Putin said, Russia needs to "fight for its interests" online...
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