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The Russian communications watchdog sent out notifications to Internet providers late on Monday, instructing them to block access to Wikipedia in Russian after a provincial court ruled that its entry on hashish contains banned information. Internet users across Russia were reporting in the late hours of Monday that they weren't able to access Wikipedia's Russian version, according to the New York Times.
The agency removed Wikipedia from the list of banned websites early Tuesday morning, saying that the information in the article had been edited — thus complying with the court decision.
Meanwhile, Internet users noted that Wikipedia didn't seem to have edited the entry but only renamed its title..............
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On the eve of the ministry required to block an article about "Charas", but because the encyclopedia runs on HTTPS, the restriction of access to individual pages is actually feasible.
This mobile version of "Wikipedia" is a different IP-address and a lock until you get.
Roskomnadzor offered "Wikipedia" delete this page, but rangers have refused to remove resource information and address of the article altered to bypass the ban. After warning of imminent blocking Russian-language section of "Wikipedia" placed on the home page link to the article on how to bypass a blocked using Tor, open proxy or dedicated servers.
Online Encyclopedia Roskomnadzor intends to appeal the decision, but the ministry did not postpone the lock.
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