Review: The “Red Web” by Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan!

BAKU – In the 1950s, the KGB destroyed a state of the art invention for fear of the chaos it could have on the Soviet Union. The young engineer who had designed it, Vladimir Fridkin, had not created a deadly virus or a nuclear bomb. What the KGB feared was a photocopier that allowed one to make copies of articles from foreign journals and enabled the free flow of information. Security and secrecy was not subject to control.

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