Russia will unplug from the global network

Very soon, Russia will unplug from the internet. It is an experiment to ensure the nation can function without it, according to Digital Economy National Program. Companies that maintain the international DNS system are based around the world. None of them are based in Russia, it would be possible for Russia to be disconnected. NATO as international coalition have threatened Russia by allegations of cyberattacks. The country needs to build its own version of DNS to ensure continued operation if links to global servers are severed. Block access from or to foreign servers akin to China’s so-called ‘Great Firewall’. The test does not have a set date but is expected before April 1st, 2019.

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Post time: Mar-07-2019
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