Russian Internet policy at odds with that of Western countries
Posted in: Censorship at 06/06/2012 14:30
Nearly all Western Internet users believe in the general principles of information-sharing that date back to the Enlightenment-era values of freedom of expression. Or, expressed more succinctly in the 20th century: information wants to be free.
But, says Keir Giles, a veteran Russia analyst at the Conflict Studies Research Center in the United Kingdom, the Kremlin doesn't quite see things the same way.