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If you're living in Russia right now, I can't imagine how it must feel being cancel cultured out of civilized society so quickly... but now rumors are flying that Russia is going to "disconnect from the global internet".
Belarus-based media outlet Nexta tweeted: "#Russia began active preparations for disconnection from the global Internet. No later than March 11, all servers and domains must be transferred to the #Russian zone. In addition, detailed data on the network infrastructure of the sites is being collected".
Now, I don't want to sit here and write doomsday clickbait BS when it comes to a topic like this... but Russia has been toying with disconnecting from the "global internet" for a while now. Back in July 2021, Russia "managed to disconnect itself from the global internet during tests in June and July", not even a year ago, reported Reuters at the time.
originally posted by: DaRAGE
Belarus-based media outlet Nexta tweeted
originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: Brotherman
The time for diplomacy is well past. We, the West, have made sure of that.
The next phase will be coordinated Internet attacks, followed by surgical strikes against countries each side is at war with to cripple their ability to wage war as much as possible. Then come the invasions... not like Ukraine. These will be a complete takeover of respective countries, where any citizens that survive the invasion will be held prisoner.
originally posted by: ANNED
This will never happen. There is too much money in Russian hacking for them to ever shut down the internet.
They may shut down the internet for common people, but then that in itself will highlight that Russian hackers are Russian government run or supported.