Russia internet blacklist law takes effect

A law that aims to protect children from harmful internet content by allowing the government to take sites offline has taken effect in Russia.The authorities are now able to blacklist and force offline certain websites without a trial.The law was approved by both houses of parliament and signed by President Vladimir Putin in July.Human rights groups have said the legislation might increase censorship in the country.

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