The court dismissed the appeal on the Telegram lock

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in fotomontaggi Telegram messenger on the monitor screen and phone. Archival photoThe court dismissed the appeal on the Telegram lock© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

The Moscow city court rejected the cassation complaint of locking of the messenger Telegram, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the court Ulyana Solopova.

«The court refused to refer the complaint for consideration to the Presidium,» said she.

The decision of the judge of Moscow city court indicates that the failure to provide encryption keys is not grounds for non-execution of the law.

Links to the authors of the complaint on the secrecy of correspondence, the judge also recognized as untenable, because the information needed to decode messages is not protected by the Constitution of the mystery.

Lock Telegram in Russia

Earlier, the FSB has repeatedly said that a number of committed and were preparing terrorist attacks in Russia were coordinated via Telegram. It is on this fact rests in the Department.

In April Roskomnadzor has made a court decision on blocking Telegram in Russia, after the messenger in defiance of the law did not give the FSB the keys to decrypt user messages. The Telegram argument is that it is technically impossible, the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov called craftiness.

Roskomnadzor noted that the actions of the messenger threaten the interests of the state and the Russians and can play into the hands of terrorists, who were reported to be actively using Telegram for secret communication.

In late August, the Telegram agreed to share intelligence information about terrorists on the basis of a judicial decision. Privacy policy change was the result of litigation with the FSB.

The court dismissed the appeal on the Telegram lock© RIA Novosti / Vitaliy Podicipedidae