March 1st 2011: Russian Militia are now Russian Police…

Everyone knows that the Russian Internet is full to the brim of free pirated mp3 and movie downloads. But Internet pirates should beware. The government’s battle with Internet piracy is going to be much more active starting tomorrow. According to Vedomosti the 1st of March, when the Russian militia officially become the Russian police, will see them adorned with new powers as well. One of those is the obligation to shut down illegal websites without a court order…

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http://www.vedomosti.ru/newspaper/article/255742/policiya_zakroet_kogo_zahochet

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