Reply to post: Too early to tell

From July, you better be Putin these Kremlin-approved apps on gadgets sold in Russia

alain williams Silver badge

Too early to tell

As the article says this is a bit vague, there is no real explanation of "apps", but I guess it does not mean operating systems. Gosuslugi - OK it might be useful - but will it, or something, run continuously - reporting to Putin what the user is up to ?

Also not mentioned is: will the user be able to uninstall Russian made software ? If so: then why the fuss ? If they cannot then why not, what is the real purpose of the Russian software ? China seems to be far worse at insisting that state spyware is installed on 'phones, etc.

I can see plenty of other countries doing the same, if only "to save our children from pedophiles".

We need to wait & see.

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