Poklonskaya ready to abandon Telegram messenger

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The Deputy of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Natalia Poklonskaya finds that the question of the use of Internet messenger Telegram priority is the safety of citizens, rejection of it will not be a problem, but better if there is a consensus between the founding and Supervisory authorities.

«You must in the forefront to raise the issues of security, but without violating the legitimate rights of law-abiding citizens. Need to find some consensus. However, if at the legislative level it is necessary to provide more authority to the intelligence, I hoped to maintain for the sake of security,» said Poklonskaya RIA Novosti.

Poklonskaya said that she is ready to refuse the services of the Telegram, when the messenger will be blocked in accordance with the Russian legislation. «Of course I’ll refuse. I’m a law-abiding citizen and I don’t think this is a supernatural problem, I’m not particularly upset. But I hope that consensus will be found,» — said the Agency Poklonskaya.

Roskomnadzor on Friday called on the command Telegram and personally by the founder of the messenger of Pavel Durov to fulfill the Russian legislation, providing information for inclusion in the register of the organizers of disseminating information. The head of Department Alexander Zharov pointed out that the time for compliance is short and in case of further ignoring the messenger will be blocked on the territory of Russia. According to Zharov, the actor is «neutral with respect to terrorists and criminals who take advantage of his messenger, and totally ignores the safety of ordinary users Telegram».

Durov declared that locks are this, according to him, neutral to Russia service is not in the interests of the country, as other messengers like WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger is controlled by the United States. Moreover, Durov believes that the messenger may not be «unsafe» only to potential criminals encryption these services, he said, or equally protects all users or all puts them at risk.

On the background of the dispute, the FSB reported that the terrorists in Russia to communicate with each other and with their Tutors from abroad most actively used as a time Telegram. According to the FSB, this messenger has been used by a suicide bomber and his foreign curator at all stages of preparation of a terrorist act in the subway of St. Petersburg.