Resentment of the Day: Russia Wikipedia's Pot-Smoking Article Ban

Via: Daily Dot
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Wikipedia was nearly banned in Russia yesterday, after government officials found an article on pot smoking that violated their blacklist law. The law, which went into effect in October 2012, allows the government to block websites that offer information on how to commit suicide or do drugs, among other topics that could be potentially harmful to minors. However, the article was taken off the watchlist following the removal of all descriptions of smoking methods. However, a spokesman for the watchdog group Roskomnadzor stated that there are 11 more articles that still violate the law.

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