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Roskomnadzor has threatened to block the Telegram in the case of non-cooperation by the authorities

Roskomnadzor sent a Telegram the letter with the requirement to provide data for making messenger to the registry of the organizers of disseminating information. This is reported by Vedomosti, citing two people who received a copy of the letter. Time to answer at the Telegram – to mid-June.

The document Roskomnadzor asks Telegram Messenger LLP to provide data for the registration of a company in the register of the organizers of disseminating information. To register, the company must specify the full and abbreviated (if available) the name, country of incorporation, tax ID, and (or) the ID in the trade register of the country of registration, location address, mailing address, email address, domain name, e-mail address of the administrator of the resource, hosting provider and a description of the service (product) services.

If data is not provided, the resource can be blocked by the decision of Roskomnadzor, the Agency warned.

All Russia’s messengers, including foreign, should abide by Russian legislation. To do this, steps are being taken in respect of all organizations and messenger, Telegram is no exception. Such letters, as noted, are broadcast to all messengers. The Telegram leaders while shying away from negotiations and refuse to enter into the register of organisers of dissemination of information. This may lead to automatic lock, the sources did not specify.

Administrators of the Russian Telegram-channels and users Telegram already turned to Pavel Durov with a petition in it they asked the Creator of the Telegram to avoid blocking the service in Russia. The petition was published on

From the beginning of may 2017 in Russia began blocking instant messengers that do not submit information about yourself to register of the organizers of dissemination of information, the authors of the document. Requests for inclusion in the register of Roskomnadzor sends, they resemble.

In early may, the Roscomnadzor made in the register of banned sites instant messenger BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), LINE, and audio chat Vchat due to the fact that they have not responded to the request of Roskomnadzor.

In the administration of the Telegram RNS stated that no government has not received and will not receive “any bit” of information from the messenger. In the Telegram said that any data that is sent through messenger, an encrypted — this applies both to secret chats and cloud-based chats.

“The keys needed to decrypt information is divided into several parts and stored in several other data centers. All data centers are in different jurisdictions, so in order to make Теlegram to give out any data, it will require an unrealistic level of cooperation between several States,” — said in the Telegram.

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