Russia’s National Censor Blocks Access to LocalBitcoins

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Russia’s National Censor Blocks Access to LocalBitcoins

Postby kreslik.news » Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:19 am


The Russian establishment is again showing its heavy hand regarding cryptocurrencies. LocalBitcoins, a marketplace facilitating the in-person trade of bitcoin, has notified clients in Russia that Roskomnadzor (its national censor) has recently decided to block access to the website.

LocalBitcoins say that this decision was very unexpected and responded to the ban by issuing detailed instructions for users in Russian on how to install a VPN and find a provider in order to bypass all the online censorship in the country.

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