Category: Pavel Durov

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Outage Downs Telegram, Bitcoin Shines on a Bank

Technical Issues, blockchain plans, and bitcoin pranks – we’ve got a colorful selection of news in today’s Bitcoin in Brief. The popular messaging app Telegram was down for some users in Europe and the Middle East over the weekend, but the problem has been resolved. Also, a bitcoin logo appeared on the facade of the

Russian Gov’t Blocks 20 Mln IP Addresses To Ban Telegram, App Still Operational

The Russian government has blocked about 20 mln IP addresses to ban Telegram: dozens of unrelated services have suffered network failures, Telegram still works. After announcing the ban of encrypted messenger Telegram last Friday, Russian telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor (RKN) began blocking the app Monday, April 16. In order to ban access to the messenger, the