Russia will unplug from the internet to ensure independence
In the coming months, Russia will unplug from the global internet as part of an experiment to ensure the nation can function without it.
A proposed law called the Digital Economy National Program would require Russian ISPs to ensure they’re able to operate if foreign powers isolate the country.
Organisations which maintain the international DNS system are based around the world, but none are based in Russia. That means, in theory, it would be possible for Russia to be disconnected.
International coalitions such as...