Russia threatens to block the Wikipedia page for cannabis

The Russian government has threatened to block Wikipedia for website which explains the types of hashish called charas which is mostly grown in India, Lebanon, Pakistan, Nepal and Jamaica. 

Roskomnadzor, a government agency that oversees the Internet, allegedly contacted the administrators of Wikipedia, saying it would ban the website as a whole if that entry, which is essentially a recipe for charas, is removed.

In the event that Wikipedia decided to ignore will block their site on Russian territory for illegal content information – said in a statement Roskomnadzora.

The Agency explained that it could not only block a single page for the way Wikipedia security settings work, conveyed the British Indepedent.

In this case, since Wikipedia works based on https, which does not allow the limitation of the individual pages, entire Web sites will be blocked – said Roskomnadzor.

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