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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1135 VPN provider removes Russian presence after servers seized
VPN provider Private Internet Access has pulled out of Russia in the wake of new internet surveillance legislation in the country.

The company claims that some of its Russian servers were seized by the national government as punishment for not complying with the rules, which ask providers to log and hold all Russian internet traffic and session data for up to a year.

‘We believe that due to the enforcement regime surrounding this new law, some of our Russian Servers (RU) were recently seized by Russian Authorities, without notice or any type of due process,’ wrote Private Internet Access in a blog post.

The provider assured users that as it does not log any traffic or session data, no information was compromised – ‘Our users are, and will always be, private and secure.’
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#1135 VPN provider removes Russian presence after servers seized
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