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Russians Find Ways to Bypass Latest Web Ban

Russians are circumventing a ban on the country’s largest movie-download site by using various software tools.

As Vladimir Putin tightens his his grip over the Internet in Russia, the latest target is the country’s largest movie-sharing website. Last week, the Russian communications watchdog shut access to, a local equivalent of the Pirate Bay. The blocking hasn’t quite worked out as planned.

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