Politics and technology hardly ever play nice together. As the technology industry continues to become more prevalent in people’s daily lives, politicians will continue to oppose this innovation at every possible turn. In Russian, the government has forced internet service providers to effectively block ProtonMail. This is the direct result of several bomb threats made against Russia through ProtonMail email accounts.
Another Hurdle for ProtonMail
Most people with an affinity for technology know the company ProtonMail. This email service provider focuses on anonymity and privacy, which makes it a very appealing offering. While not necessarily as commonly sued as some other email providers, ProtonMail has a loyal customer base who enjoy both their free and paid service alike. However, the company has also gotten a slightly bad reputation because of its anonymity-oriented approach.
In Russia, a very interesting albeit worrisome decision has been made. Earlier this week, it became apparent Russian internet users are no longer…