Russia’ telecom watchdog starts blocking Telegram messenger

  16 April 2018    Read: 1091
Russia’ telecom watchdog starts blocking Telegram messenger

Russia’s telecommunications watchdog, the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media, has received the ruling by Moscow’s Tagansky District Court on restricting access to Telegram’s products in Russia.

The watchdog’s press service reported on Monday that the operators had been sent information on restricting access to Telegram resources.

"Roskomnadzor has received the ruling by the Tagansky District Court on restricting access in Russia to the web resources of the online information dissemination organizer, Telegram Messenger Limited Liability Partnership. In light of this, information on these online resources was sent to the operators on Monday, April 16, with a view to restricting access," the watchdog said.

 

TASS


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