Senator Klimov called the lock Telegram «contest shield and sword»

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in fotomonster Telegram on the phone screenSenator Klimov called the lock Telegram «contest shield and sword»© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Andrei Klimov called the story of the lock of the messenger Telegram «competition between sword and shield» where there are items of Commerce and politics.

«As soon as social networks, immediately appeared willing to limit them, somehow, to take control. The old contest between shield and sword, there are also elements of e-Commerce, of course, there are politicians, of course, and there are moments associated with misunderstanding of the situation,» — said Klimov, the radio station «Moscow speaking».

«Around this incident is actually very much supporting information, to put it mildly, appeared, and she confuses the essence of the problem. The bottom line is very simple: because this channel and other channels used by people of criminal tendencies, of course, our intelligence agencies had questions,» said the Senator.

According to him, the issue of blocking Telegram «go sequentially through the judiciary — it is the right thing.»

The Senator noted that the legislation may be imperfect, but it is constantly improving. «This means that every legislative act should be worked out…, any normative act in the process of its implementation perfected and then improved constantly,» said Klimov. He added that the law is soft, as it gives time to remedy the situation.

On Monday, Roskomnadzor started blocking messenger, Telegram in Russia in accordance with the decision of the court. Later the information appeared that the Telegram began to use to bypass the lock of IP address Amazon and Google, after which the Department began to block these addresses. In this regard, problems arose, in particular, messenger Viber.