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Russia Plans To Disconnect From The Internet

Russia is planning to disconnect from the rest of the world’s internet sometime between now and April 1. Russian officials say the exercise is to see how well the country’s internet infrastructure could survive in case of a cyberattack from foreign actors. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Ben Brock Johnson (@TheBrockJohnson), senior producer of “Endless Thread and a tech correspondent for Here & Now.

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