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Russia: bans smartphones without Russian software

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Russia is making its own way on how it works Internet and more generally h technology for its inhabitants, after the government it has passed a new bill that would not allow anything in the country smartphone do not have pre-installed Russian software.

Earlier the government had also passed the law Sovereign Internet, which relates to its own web site.

The new law of Russia

The lower house of parliament in Russia passed a new law banning the sale of certain smartphones, computers and smart TVs that do not have Russian software.

The new law, effective July 2020, aims to make it easier for citizens to use the devices.

While Russia is strict about using Russian software, it will not ban the sale of other software. The appliances should simply be Russian-equipped software.

The list of devices that should have Russian software to be accepted in Russia has not been announced yet.

Although not all the details of the account are known, it is believed that the devices will also come with preinstalled Russian applications.

Those who violate this law will face a fine of approximately 200.000 rubles (3.100 dollars).

Pros and cons of the new bill

Citizens may believe that the new law will make it easier for them to use the device, but it also has its drawbacks.

As in the case of the Russian Internet, the law raises concerns about it privacy and safety. It is suspected that both software and applications will enable the government to spy on its citizens, thus violating their privacy.

In addition, preinstalling Russian software is a demanding task, which can lead many companies to withdraw their products from the Russian market, which in turn can affect the entire country, as it will need to further develop its own technology to meet the needs of its businesses.

Of course, not all the details of the law have been finalized yet and that may change until it is implemented in the summer.

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