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Russia: "It's time to say goodbye to .com" says Russian internet provider

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 16, 2013 at 15:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: "It's time to say goodbye to .com" says Russian internet provider

Russian internet providers assured Eastern consumers in Moscow Monday that they able to thwart Western internet espionage, as the intelligence infrastructure exists outside of Russian territory, said Deputy director for International Relations at RU-CENTER, Sergey Gorbunov.

The president of Najadi & Partners, Pascal Najadi, encouraged web users to move towards .ru domains: "We are a normal company and we just think that if we are hear from proof the world got from Mr. Snowden that certain organizations in the West are listening to medical records of their own citizens and email traffic of Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, I do believe it's time to say goodbye to .com and .ru has an excellent service, it's save and Russia is a protector of peace. Therefore it's an easy decision to make.

The announcement follows the disclosures of the US National Security Agency's (NSA) mass internet surveillance leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Russia: "It's time to say goodbye to .com" says Russian internet provider01:22
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Russia: "It's time to say goodbye to .com" says Russian internet provider

Russian internet providers assured Eastern consumers in Moscow Monday that they able to thwart Western internet espionage, as the intelligence infrastructure exists outside of Russian territory, said Deputy director for International Relations at RU-CENTER, Sergey Gorbunov.

The president of Najadi & Partners, Pascal Najadi, encouraged web users to move towards .ru domains: "We are a normal company and we just think that if we are hear from proof the world got from Mr. Snowden that certain organizations in the West are listening to medical records of their own citizens and email traffic of Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, I do believe it's time to say goodbye to .com and .ru has an excellent service, it's save and Russia is a protector of peace. Therefore it's an easy decision to make.

The announcement follows the disclosures of the US National Security Agency's (NSA) mass internet surveillance leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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