Russian-Owned LiveJournal Bans Political Talk, Adds Risk of Spying

Beth Elderkin, writing for Gizmodo:

LiveJournal, a blog community that’s hosted a lot of science fiction authors and fans (including George RR Martin), has officially banned “political solicitation”— which can mean anything that criticizes the Russian government, as well as pro-LGBTQ discussions. There are also concerns users can be subject to Russian spying.