Apple and Google bow to Russia

The Splinternet marches on

A demonstrator holds a Russian national flag during an unsanctioned protest in central Moscow against the results of the 2021 Russian parliamentary election. / (Alexander Shcherbak / Getty Images)
A demonstrator holds a Russian national flag during an unsanctioned protest in central Moscow against the results of the 2021 Russian parliamentary election. / (Alexander Shcherbak / Getty Images)

Today, let’s talk about creeping authoritarianism on the internet, and whether we can do anything about it.

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Over in Russia, Vladimir Putin’s regime has decide…

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