Roskomnadzor proposed to rewrite the Telegram


Roskomnadzor and FSB for a year trying to get a command Telegram to alter the architecture of the messenger so that his administration could meet the requirements of the Russian legislation and pass FSB encryption keys correspondence users. This was stated by the representative of Roskomnadzor at the meeting of the Moscow city court on Thursday, June 14.

She told the court: “the FSB and Roskomnadzor during the year attempted to induce Telegram to change the architecture of the messenger. We believe that the structure of any of the messenger can be modified to bring in line with Russian law. We therefore believe that the Telegram has the technical ability to provide the keys to decrypt”.

Following the meeting, the Moscow city court decided not to grant an appeal Telegram and upheld the decision of the Tagansky district court.

Lock Telegram in Russia, commenced on 16 April 2018 on the basis of a court decision handed down on April 13. In an attempt to limit Telegram, Roskomnadzor began to “beat the squares” at the peak of the number of blocked IP addresses reached about 18 million.

Among the “hit by the” massively present network addresses, Google and Amazon. The interruptions complained users messenger Viber, music service Spotify, social network of Classmates, various online games, delivery services and taxis, as well as many others not implicated in Telegram services.

Gradually Roskomnadzor began to exclude certain subnets from the lock, including Google and Amazon. According to the site, which keeps track of the number of actual IP addresses from the discharge of Roskomnadzor, at the time of writing the news the number of blocked IP addresses has dropped to approximately 3.7 million