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Netflix will defy order to carry Russian state television channels

By Nicholas Wallace
  • 28 Feb 2022 21:28
  • 28 Feb 2022 21:28
Netflix will not comply with a new Russian law requiring audiovisual service companies to carry state media channels, a company spokesperson said.

Companies providing audiovisual services to more than 100,000 users in Russia will be obliged, as of March 1, to stream 20 state TV channels.

The law has raised concerns that Netflix

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Nicholas Wallace

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Nicholas Wallace has covered data privacy and security for MLex in Brussels since November 2021. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a freelance reporter for Science Magazine, Science|Business, and International News Services, an agency serving trade publications worldwide. He holds a masters degree in public policy, jointly awarded by the Central European University in Budapest and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and a bachelors degree in politics from Liverpool John Moores University.

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