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Re: [tor-talk] Russia to ban Tor (?)

On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 08:57:40AM +0000, W. Greenhouse wrote:
> Артур Истомин <art.istom@yandex.ru> writes:
> > Russian business is heavily VPN/proxy-dependent not more than US business
> > in US. Or Indian business in India.
> Fair enough; the РБК article cited 25 percent of Russian Internet
> users as being VPN/proxy users and also mentioned the reliance of
> particular sectors like ATMs on proxied connections. It's hard to know
> what such a data point means without comparison to other countries,
> though.
> > We also have a negative experience with blocking Internet resources.
> > People are very skeptical (and sarcastic) about the explanations of
> > these blocks (PD, terrorism etc). Blocks cause irritation to people when
> > they do not see their true causes.
> > So no, I do not think that such initiatives will take place in the next
> > few years.
> I hope, and suspect, that you're correct, especially if this has been
> debated every year since 2012 with no result.

Actualy, I am calm about it because there is *no debate*, neithere
in parliament nor in IT-community. Quite simply, the man jush expressed
his opinion.
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