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Private Internet Access Shuts Down Russian Servers

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Could this be the beginning of the end for VPN providers?

Private Internet Access announced today to all its customers via email that it made the decision to shut down all of the company’s Russian servers. The VPN provider, who operates servers in dozens of countries, cites a new Russian law that makes it mandatory for providers to log all Internet traffic for up to a year as the prime reason. Additionally, Private Internet Access mentions that some of the company’s servers were seized by Russian authorities recently without “notice or any type of due process”.

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