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