The whole of Russia is about to be completely disconnected from the internet. This is the decision of the Russian government and most operators in the country aim to conduct the experiment as planned before to gather detailed information, provide feedback and refine the laws of Chapter. The national program of digital economy was proposed to the Russian parliament late last year.
One of the prerequisites of the draft law is that Russian internet providers must ensure the independence of Russian cyberspace in the event that external forces disconnect Russia from the rest. of internet world.
In addition, Russian telecommunications companies need to install technical facilities to re-route the entire Russian internet traffic to those that have been licensed or managed by Roskomnazor – the telecommunications tracking agency. of Russia.
The agency is responsible for checking traffic and blocking unauthorized content, ensuring access among Russian users remains in their country and is not uselessly redirected through machines. Overseas owners, where can be blocked from inspection.
At the moment the whole of Russia has been disconnected from the internet, it has not been published correctly, however, they must report this amendment before April 1, so it must be done first. Most operators in Russia agree with the goals of the bill, but they do not agree to require technical implementation because of fear of disrupting user experience.
For anyone interested, this project has been developed by Russia many years ago. In 2017, the government planned to transfer 95% of the nation’s internet traffic to their home countries. The government has also built a backup DNS system, tested it in 2014 and tried it again in 2018. By 2019, the project is entering a phase that disconnects the whole country from the global internet for surveys.
It is argued that this is Russia’s reaction when they are accused by many other countries behind the cyberattacks. The Russian government said it would pay ISPs to modify the infrastructure and install new servers to redirect access to approved sites. The ultimate goal is supposed to be to deploy a nationwide traffic filtering system similar to China, domestic users only use an intranet.
Refer to Zdnet