• Google, Amazon drawn into Telegram ban as Russia blocks 1.8 million IP addresses

    7 days ago - By ZDnet

    Russia's quest to stop encrypted messaging app Telegram also blocks thousands of Amazon, Google addresses.
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  • Russian authorities ask Apple and APK Mirror to block Telegram app downloads

    Russian authorities ask Apple and APK Mirror to block Telegram app downloads

    7 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov's Telegram encrypted messaging service is in hot water again, this time in Russia itself. After gaining some notoriety as the go-to communication channel for ISIS jihadists or child pornography aficionados, it has since tried to clear its image by banning their channels and chat groups.
    Such efforts apparently don't fly with the Russian authorities, as they threatened to ban the app there if the company doesn't give them access to encrypted communication, and then followed through. They didn't end at it, though, as both the App Store, and APK ...
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  • Russia asks Apple and Google to yank Telegram from app stores

    Russia asks Apple and Google to yank Telegram from app stores

    7 days ago - By The Inquirer

    Request comes as watchdog bans more than 1.8 million Amazon, Google IPs
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  • Russia asks Google and Apple to remove Telegram from stores: Ifax

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    MOSCOW - Russia's state telecommunications regulator said on Tuesday it had sent requests to Google and Apple asking them to remove the Telegram messenger service from their application stores, the Interfax news agency reported.
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