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Russia’s Anti-Monopoly Agency Deems Apple Guilty of iPhone Price Fixing

Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) has ruled in a recent case concerning allegations of price-fixing against Apple subsidiary Apple Rus. The statement from the FAS, translated in a Financial Times article…

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Election Databases Hacked, Russian Origin Suspected

On Monday, the FBI issued a bulletin to election officials around the country, urging them to take stronger security precautions after two state boards of election were targeted by hackers.…

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Apple Accused of Price-Fixing in Russia

Russian authorities have filed a case against Apple, claiming the company is responsible for price-fixing. The Federal Anti-monopoly Service(FAS) states that 16 different retailers across the country sold iPhone 6S…

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A Discussion On Battlefield 1’s Chosen Nationalities

It’s been over a week since Battlefield 1’s gameplay was first revealed to the world, with the response so far being very positive—albeit with a few caveats. While some of the more unrealistic expectations (such as…

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Hate Speech Laws Excuse for Russian Social Media Crackdown

The Associated Press (AP) reports an alarming rise in convictions under hate speech laws in Russia. Many commenters on social media are imprisoned for inciting hatred after criticizing Russian policy,…

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Russia to Permanently Ban Top Torrent Sites to Combat Piracy

In an effort to crack down on the proliferation of pirated content on major torrent sites, the Russian media watchdog Roscomnadzor has promised that the 15 most popular torrent sites…

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Russia Bans Satirical Memes

Roskomnadzor, the Russian body responsible for regulating the media, has recently announced that it is illegal to post any memes which depict public figures in a way that has nothing…

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Apple Removes Crimean Based Developers From App Store

As major nations of the world struggle against each other, tech companies get dragged into the fight. In response to recent sanctions by both the United States and the European…

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Intel Shuts Down Russian Developer Blogs and Forums

Last month, we got some good news on the anti-censorship front, as major tech companies stood up to Russian censorship of an upcoming protest. Now we have some bad news. Intel…