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About Damir Gainutdinov

Damir Gainutdinov is a Candidate of Law, a co-founder of the Association of Internet Users and a legal analyst at the human-rights group, Agora. Since 2010, he has headed Agora's project on the defence of online freedom in Russia.

Articles by Damir Gainutdinov

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Russia’s surveillance state is giving us a false sense of security

The Russian state’s mass expansion of surveillance online and offline is not making citizens any safer. 

RuNet: the ‘Shit List’

In ten years, the number of active Russian internet users has leapt from 3% to 48% of the population, and counting. The government reacted by introducing a register of blacklisted sites. But some users are fighting back. на русском языке

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