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Putin signs law forcing bloggers to register with Russian media office

07
May
2014

President Vladimir Putin has signed a law tightening the Russian governments already strong hold on the internet. Earlier this week, Putin officially passed whats become known as the bloggers law, which requires popular internet writers to follow rules normally reserved for larger media outlets. Under it, any blogger with more than 3,000 readers is required to register with the Roskomnadzor, Russias media oversight agency. According to Reporters Without Borders, the law covers not only traditional blogs but microblogs and social networks. Aleksey Mitrofanov, head of the State Duma legislative bodys information policies committee, has denied that this law regulates bloggers as a kind of mass media.

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