In the legal field: Telegram made in the register of Roskomnadzor

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The messenger Telegram began working in the Russian legal field, it is made in the register of Roskomnadzor, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of Department Vadim Ampelonskiy.

Room registry entries — 90-RR, he said.

Earlier, the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov said that the Telegram team provided all the necessary information for inclusion in the registry.

He expressed confidence that other international communications services will follow the example of the Telegram. Russian laws «binding on all companies operating in the Russian jurisdiction,» said Zharov.

Durov «no objections»

On Wednesday, the Telegram founder Pavel Durov c reservations agreed to the inclusion of the messenger in the registry of Roscomnadzor.

He noted that the registration data about the company Telegram free how and e-mail address to which you can send complaints on materials related to propaganda of terrorism.

«If this desire of the regulator are really limited, I have no objection to the use of these data for the registration of Telegram Messenger LLP in the register of organizers of information dissemination,» — said Durov in Vkontakte social network.

The founder of the messenger in this case refused to comply with the requirements of the «law of Spring» because they are, in his words, «technically infeasible».

However, Durov has agreed to cooperate with Roskomnadzor to remove the content associated with the promotion of terrorism, drugs, child pornography, incitement to violence, as well as in the fight against spam.

Without additional obligations

On the eve of Monday, the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov said that the command Telegram is required only five identifiers for inclusion in the registry, while trying to access the communications of users of the question.

By agreeing to the entry in the register, the founder of the Telegram quoted a statement by the head of Department.

«We believe correspond to the truth of a statement by the head of Roskomnadzor and do not assume any additional obligations,» — said Durov.

If messenger is blocked in Russia, it «will happen not because we refused to provide information about our company,» he added.

Attempts about registration

Earlier on Wednesday Roskomnadzor said that he had received false information on the introduction of the Telegram in the register of organizers of information dissemination (ARI). Notifications were received from Twitter users and owners of the Telegram channels through the form on the official website of Roskomnadzor.

Meanwhile, the company must be registered in the registry either on their own or after notification from Roskomnadzor.

«Noble impulses to register the messenger» without the participation of the owners in the office described as the provision of deliberately false information to the Federal body of Executive power.

The dispute over Telegram

Roskomnadzor 23 Jun called command Telegram and personally Pavel Durov to comply with the requirement of the Russian legislation and to provide data for inclusion in the registry. Otherwise, the messenger will be blocked on the territory of Russia, said the head of the Department Alexander Zharov.

The head of Roskomnadzor said that the film «ignores the safety of ordinary users Telegram» because it «is neutral with respect to terrorists and criminals who take advantage of his messenger».

The founder of Telegram, in turn, stressed that the service has in relation to Russia a neutral position, and blocking it is contrary to the interests of the country, as the analogs — WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger is controlled by the United States.

On the background of the dispute, the FSB said that Russia, terrorists are actively used for communications Telegram. In particular, the messenger was used by the suicide bomber and his foreign curator in the preparation of a terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro.

Opinions differed

From the point of view of security, the limitation of the Telegram in Russia is justified, said RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Federal security service (FSS) Nikolai Kondratyuk.

The expert of the European center for strategic studies and security, Evgenia Gvozdeva, in turn, believes that the closure of messenger will allow to reduce the flow of extremist propaganda, but a cure will not.

According to her, terrorist groups are going to use other applications or even to withdraw from social networking. The terrorists seem to think that «the authorities sooner or later will strengthen the supervision and monitoring of such messengers,» she said.

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