Mizulina called to discuss the issue of pre-filtering of the Internet

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The Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation Elena Mizulina suggested to return to discussion of the bill on pre-filtering of the Internet in Russia.

The Senator recalled that the working group involved in developing this document, two years ago took the decision to suspend work on the law. «This happened for two reasons. First, it was not clear in the question of funding that would be required in the case of the adoption of the law. Second, there was no consensus about its technical side. Perhaps now is the time to return to the discussion of this bill», — quotes Mizulina’s press service.

It also supported the proposal for the establishment in Russia of a national system of filtering Internet traffic, which would protect children from the negative and dangerous content. Provides that minors can only visit trusted sites «white list». According to the newspaper «Izvestia», the system will appear by 2020.

«It is important that the mechanism of implementation of such system was very deliberate. He, first, should really solve the problem, and secondly, not to infringe upon the rights of ordinary Internet users. In any case, this issue requires a comprehensive discussion,» — said Mizulina.