The head of Roskomnadzor: Telegram provides the ability to correspond to terrorists and criminals
24.06.2017 0 Comments
The head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov believes that the Telegram founder Pavel Durov “neutral” in relation to “terrorists and criminals” who use the messenger. However, the service completely ignores the safety of ordinary users. A statement published on the official page of the office Facebook. Pavel Durov claims that the charges of Roskomnadzor “far from reality”.
“Unfortunately, we have not heard a substantive response to the issues raised in my letter to the Telegram team and Pavel Durov… speaking on the substance of the reply of Paul V., I have to say that he, unfortunately, is neutral with respect to terrorists and criminals who take advantage of his messenger, and totally ignores the safety of ordinary users Telegram,” wrote the head of Roskomnadzor.
The founder of Telegram messenger said the words Zharov. According to Durov, this position is “far from reality”.
“Telegram handles requests to remove terrorist material from around the world — and no country in the Telegram has not been blocked for non-existent “neutrality” in this issue”, — said Durov in a message on his page in “Vkontakte”.
From the beginning of June Telegram was blocked more than 5 000 public channels related to the promotion of terrorism, he said.
As evidence, the film gave a link to the channel in the Telegram (isiswatch), which monitors the lock-in instant messenger accounts associated with the promotion of terrorism. The last entry in the channel indicates that on June 22, 2017 was blocked bot 201 and the channel. Since the beginning of the month, the messenger blocked 5165 accounts associated with the illegal groups.
At the same time the founder of the messenger pointed to the fact that Zharov was not able to explain why the campaign against Telegram, the result of which would be a shift of Russian Internet users on instant messengers, servers of which are located in the US, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
Recall that the actor is fundamentally refuses to provide information about any Telegram States. “Yet no government or intelligence Agency in the world has not received a single bit of information from us. Always will be”, — said earlier the representative of the messenger.
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