Roskomnadzor together with the Russian Association for electronic communications (RAEC) and Mediacommunication the Union of communication operators and big media, developing a question of legislative lock “mirrors” of banned sites. The relevant amendments to the law can be developed in the next month. The head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov said in an interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.
The head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov said that his Department will figure out a way to legally block the “mirror” of banned sites. Speaking of eternal blocking the torrent tracker Rutracker, he noticed that Roskomnadzor “it is fundamentally important to block not only the main resource, but its “mirror”.
As you know, is blocked in Russia, the sites are often immediately moved to other web addresses. According to current regulations, the Moscow city court, in making the decision to block pirate site, can automatically lock and new address, so the copyright holders have to file a new claim.
“Now we are working on the issue on making amendments in the legislation with the definition of “mirror” and the conditions for locking — said Alexander Zharov, “the Russian newspaper”. — Proposals should be prepared by mid March and then transferred to the Ministry of communications”.
Earlier in connection with the RuTracker lock in Roskomnadzor have already said that they will block all the “mirror” of this torrent tracker. “As in all other cases, if they appear “mirror”, copy the locked resource, of course, we will consider it as a migration resource and also will block”, — said Zharov. The decision about the eternal lock RuTracker entered into force at the end of January.
February 10, Roskomnadzor also made the website of the public organization “Moskomsporta” in the list of prohibited publication of information on proxies and other ways of bypassing locks. In April 2015 Anapa, the court found such information illegal. “This judicial precedent, — has declared a press-Secretary roskomnadzora Vadim Ampelonskiy. — The court found that such information can enable Internet users to gain access to extremist materials”.
Zharov in an interview also commented on the launch in Russia American online cinema Netflix (resource start 130 new countries in early January). Roskomnadzor, according to Zharov, already sent the Netflix letter, which stated that the company would be required to locate their base of data of Russian users in Russia. “In addition, since the Netflix service is paid, it is obvious that the company must pay taxes on the territory of the Russian Federation”, — said Zharov.