Russian internet watchdog launches procedure to block access to Telegram messenger

Russian internet watchdog launches procedure to block access to Telegram messenger

The Russian telecommunications watchdog has issued an order to internet providers restricting access to web resources used by Telegram messenger, which lost a court battle with the authorities over encryption. “The information on web resources used by the Telegram company was sent to internet service providers on Monday in order to restrict access to them,” […]

Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Iran protests: Telegram and Instagram restricted

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iran has moved to restrict social media networks that have been used to organise three days of anti-establishment protests. The restrictions on messaging app Telegram and photo sharing app Instagram are “temporary”, state news agency Irib reported. The decision was taken “to maintain tranquillity and security of society”, […]