At the throttling of twitter in the russian internet, a lot goes wrong on wednesday, even through precipitated mistakes in the telecommunications inspection roskomnadsor. So the author had a throttling of twitter’s domain "t.Co" arranged, but all the domains caught with exactly this string, report several observers.
Among other things, microsof was affectedt.Com, reddit.Com, the popular sports page championat.Com and even the state russian international station rt.Com. Only on thursday that was fixed, reported arstechnica, meanwhile only t.Co throttled.
Lots of collateral damage
Background of the arranged throttling is the allegation, twitter did not succeed even after repeated prompts thousands of lawless contributions. That’s why the service was throttled, the state supervisory heritage roskomnadsor had explained on wednesday. It had garnish, twitter was throttled on all mobile devices and on half of all other devices. Father had still clarified roskomnadsor that the throttling should relate to photos and videos, tweets themselves were not affected. The affected domain t.Co is belonging to twitter’s url short service, all links split on the platform are packed in it.
How the moscow times succeeded was the problem with the u-handed throttling of t.Co not the only thing about twitter’s approach. Already right after the investigation of the throttling had become apparent that the websites of the kremlin and other state offers were no longer available. In the state provider rostelecom, the traffic was broken by a quarter on wednesday morning, it’s been called. The article is suggested that the trap has something to do with the system, with which russia will bring the internet significantly sharp under control and prevent video and livestreaming above all.
Tests dafur had already given 2019, but in the pandemic no more. According to the youngest government-critical protests, the action against twitter had been seen as a possibility that the performance probability. That failed on a whole line, it still is called. Meanwhile, jokes about the throttling are shared on twitter.