Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Internet originally was a “CIA project” and “is still developing as such.”
The comments sound paranoid, but they actually serve Putin’s aims well.
Today, Russia is leading the charge for breaking up the Internet as it currently functions by running Web traffic through servers in each respective country.
“In two years we may get a completely different Internet,” Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov told BI. “It might be a collection of Intranets instead of one Internet. Actually I think it’s very possible.”
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