Moscow court bans Telegram messaging app

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Ruling comes after company refuses to allow Russian security services to access user data

A Moscow court has banned the popular Telegram messaging app, in a landmark decision that moves Russia a step closer towards Chinese-style internet censorship.

The court ruling on Friday came after Telegram refused to give Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) encryption keys that would grant access to user messaging data.

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