Russia set to launch independent Internet by 2018 as security measure

National security is the main concern as Russia pushes to launch an independent internet structure.

An article from reports that the Russian Security Council, Russia's top consultative body on national security,…

This is the latest development on what appears to be a push for BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa- towards building their own high-speed Internet that is free of U.S influence. The idea is to create a separate backup system of Domain Name Servers (DNS) that would not be subject to control by international organizations.