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Russian Government Asked Google, Apple To Remove Telegram From Stores

6 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

The other day it was announced that messaging app Telegram would be banned in Russia. It was unclear when the ban would go into effect, but it seems that the Russian government has wasted no time because according to reports , the country's state telecommunications regulator said that they have asked Google and Apple to remove the app from their app stores. Local watchdog Roskomnadzor have also stated that they have begun to block access to Telegram following the decision by the Russian court. For those unfamiliar with the Russia-Telegram drama, basically Telegram had refused the request...
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Russian authorities ask Apple and APK Mirror to block Telegram app downloads

Russian authorities ask Apple and APK Mirror to block Telegram app downloads

6 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov's Telegram encrypted messaging service is in hot water again, this time in Russia itself. After gaining some notoriety as the go-to communication channel for ISIS jihadists or child pornography aficionados, it has since tried to clear its image by banning their channels and chat groups.
Such efforts apparently don't fly with the Russian authorities, as they threatened to ban the app there if the company doesn't give them access to encrypted communication, and then followed through. They didn't end at it, though, as both the App Store, and APK ...
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Russia Wants Apple To Remove Telegram From The App Store

Russia Wants Apple To Remove Telegram From The App Store

6 monthes ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

Russia recently banned Telegram from operating in Russia. The app was banned after the developers behind it refused to provide encryption keys for the app to the Russian Government. Now Russia are asking Apple to remove the app form the app store. The app was recently banned in Russia after a court in Moscow ruled...
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Russia asks Apple to remove Telegram from App Store after banning the encrypted messaging service

Russia asks Apple to remove Telegram from App Store after banning the encrypted messaging service

6 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Russia has begun to block Telegram from operating in the country, after the developers refused to hand over encryption keys to the Russian government. The end-to-end encrypted app has become a popular messaging app for users wanting to talk in private across Android and iOS.
However, a Moscow court ruled that Telegram does not comply with local legislation that federal security must be given access to user communications. Russia is now asking Apple to pull Telegram from the App Store...
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