Roskomnadzor achieved blocking of Telegram in Russia

By: Eugene Sherban | 13.04.2018, 12:20
Roskomnadzor achieved blocking of Telegram in Russia

Moscow's Tagansky court accepted the side of Roskomnadzor and   decided to immediately block Telegram   territory of Russia.

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By   the verdict of Judge Telegram violates the Federal Law " On   information " . A representative of the FSB, Yulia Kostina, stated that Durov and   the company does not   fulfilled its obligations under   transmission of Telegram encryption keys, so   Roskomnadzor " have all the grounds for blocking. " All the meeting took exactly 19   minutes as representatives of Telegram on   the court does not   were. Have   Durova and   the company has a month on   appeal, but   not   it seems that they are   will take advantage.

What Durov says

A few days ago Durov forbade his lawyers to participate " in   this farce. " Therefore, the meeting actually took place in   unilaterally. Instead, representing the interests of Telegram in   court Pavel Chikov later laid out in   twitter a photo with   invented by Durov's letter   FSB and   two metal " keys from   Telegram. "


More about   the FSB request to hand over the keys

AT   end of March 2018 Roskomnadzor sent a telegram to the LLP   need to pass the FSB keys to decrypt user correspondence. Telegram is required to provide decryption keys as the organizer of the dissemination of information in   the Internet. By   law, the messenger must do this in   within 15 days after Roskomnadzor's warning. After this, the agency can apply to   court with   statement of   Telegram lock   Russia. Durov   He always said that Telegram was not   has nothing to do with   Russia and   not   is a Russian product.

Source: Media Zone