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A Red Button for the Interntet

Andrei Kolesnikov

Is there such a thing as the notorious Red Button to shut off the Internet and can access to the Web be feasibly restricted for a single country or group of users? Which challenges were evaluated in the Russian modelling studies of threats to the Internet infrastructure in 2014? Is it possible to counter these threats? Andrei Kolesnikov, Director of the Coordination Centre of the Top-Level Domain for Russia (2009–2015), answers these questions.

A Red Button for the Interntet (full text)


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GLOBAL INTERNET GOVERNANCE AND CYBER SECURITY: AS VIEWED BY RUSSIAN EXPERTS. Collection of articles. PIR PRESS, TRIALOGUE 2017

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