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"Auditor" for provider — a hardware module of the monitoring system behind blocking of the websites in the Russian Federation

3 years ago
In the fall of this year of FGUP "Radiochastotny center Tsentralnogo federalnogo okruga" (FGUP «GRCHTS"), the jurisdictional enterprise of Roskomnadzor, initiated carrying out tender on creation of the monitoring system behind execution by telecom operators of blocking of the websites. 3 companies took part in tender, and OOO "MFI Soft" became the winner. The same enterprise is the SORM developer. The budget requested by the organization made 84 million rubles.

The Auditor system as called a platform of control of blocking of the websites, has to be entered into work already on December 21-25, 2015, Roskomsvoboda writes. Thus, shortly the majority of the telecommunication companies working at the territory of Russia will have to install the control hardware at itself. What is represented by "Auditor"?

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YouTube published a rating of the most popular videos in the Russian segment for 2015

3 years ago
The Google company published in the official blog a rating of the most popular videos and music videos Youtube in the leaving 2015. In Russia the most popular video – a concert of the Orenburg schoolgirls at which they perform dance in style a twerk. A concert took place at the end of January of this year, video was uploaded on April 12, and after that the Investigative Committee of Russia began check upon emergence of the video with erotic dance of minors. The Effect Streisand worked, and video gained 28 million viewings.


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Plans of Roskomnadzor: blocking of prilozheniiya of iOS/Android, censorship of issue of searchers

3 years ago
Yesterday representatives of Roskomnadzor held a meeting with owners and online platforms. Officials reported about two new measures of regulation of the Internet.

First, the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov suggested to create the working group on blocking of applications in AppStore and Google Play shops with the pirated and other prohibited content.

Other working group will develop methods of regulation of issue of searchers. Owners want that search engines cleaned or lowered in issue the websites with pirated content which stand on the first lines in issue now. The producer Alexander Akopov declared that nevertheless it is time for "Yandex" to begin dialog with owners, "and if they do not want — it is necessary to do legislative initiatives".

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Roskomnadzor cleared nuances of regulation of work of messengers in the territory of the Russian Federation

3 years ago


The head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov declared that it is not going to limit work of messengers in the territory of the Russian Federation. It is only about sentences on regulation of activity of OTT-operators, "Interfax" writes. Services, similar to messengers are among such operators. It is possible to rank as them also social networks on which it is possible to communicate.

"We discuss this question with telecom operators now, with competent authorities and we prepare a number of sentences which can form the law basis (regulation of activity of messengers). OTT-operators have to sign the agreement with telecom operators and execute the restrictions operating for operators. Same bulk mailing. It not only messengers. It both movie theaters, and financial services" — the head of department told journalists.

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Dmitry Peskov: nobody is going to limit work of messengers in Russia

3 years ago
Practically right after emergence in a news Network about development of the bill on regulation of work of messengers the comment of the press secretary president Dmitry Peskov appeared. The official claims that nobody will introduce restrictions for messengers: "I know that really the subject is studied, but it not in respect of restrictions. As far as I know, there are no there restrictions, but study of a subject is conducted, however it is not connected with any instructions, especially Presidential Administration".

Also he reported that restrictions would be inconvenient personally for it, writes "RIA". "Restriction to me would be inconvenient, and I think, to all of us it would be inconvenient" — reported Sand.

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The resident of Yekaterinburg who complained of the neighbor for open access to "the enemy websites" was a trick of the pranker

3 years ago
About a week ago somebody Evgeny Plotnikov, the resident of Yekaterinburg, complained of the neighbor in Roskomsvoboda, having confused the website with Roskomnadzor. The complaint consisted that Evgeny was connected to WiFi to a point of the neighbor (he called WiFi "Fayvay"), and at the same time it turned out that all websites blocked in Russia open during the work through this access point.

The interesting moment is also that Evgeny Plotnikov asked to take away the apartment and all property from the neighbor, to withdraw all this in own favor. A bit later the complaint nevertheless got to Roskomnadzor which representatives gave the answer with indication of the fact that the concept "enemy of the people" is not used in the Criminal code for a long time. All this was more similar to a joke, than to the truth, and, fortunately, the joke also appeared.

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"Bad Telegram" or As I did not take money for a sneer company of Telegram on Habrakhabr

3 years ago


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In spite of the fact that history about which the speech will go concerned Habrakhabr, I decided to tell about it exactly here. Everything began with the fact that two weeks ago …

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Rutracker.org is unavailable to the Russian users: "doctrines on civil defense" from blocking started

3 years ago
The Moscow City Court made on November 9, 2015 a decision on eternal blocking in the territory of Russia of the website RuTracker.org. The solution had to become effective in 30 days, and on December 4 Mogorsud blocked the website repeatedly because of Guf's songs and Victor Pelevin's book "Inspector".

"doctrines on civil defense" from blocking became the response of Rutracker.org to prosecutions from owners. On December 6 at 00:00 the website became unavailable to users with the Russian IP.

APD: Kinozal.tv and Rutor.org joined doctrines.

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The Moscow City Court blocked Rutracker for the second time

3 years ago
By results of consideration of the claim from EKSMO publishing house and the company "SBA-Production" the Moscow City Court made already the second decision on permanent blocking of a torrent tracker, writes "RIA". In the claim of publishing houses the torrent tracker is accused of distribution of pirated content and non-compliance with copyright.

"A solution of the judge of Moscow City Court it was decided to limit access to the Internet to the Rutracker.org resource on a permanent basis, and also to prohibit the defendant placement, distribution and use of a product of the above-stated intellectual property" — the press service reports. Claims for permanent blocking of a torrent tracker arrived on November 27.

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Will fine for anonymous WiFi? The new bill is entered to the government

3 years ago

Source: Sheets

Sent to the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications for consideration of the government the draft of corrections in the law "About Communication" and in the Code of Administrative Offences (Administrative Code). The bill provides penalties for those organizers of public WiFi of access who do not identify its users, write "Sheets".

The bill was placed on the regulation.gov.ru portal in July of this year where the public could discuss the document. In the draft of corrections, in particular, it is specified that for the organization of public WiFi of access the subscriber (legal entity in this case) and the telecom operator have to sign the agreement on identification of users. Liability is imposed for providing Internet access without identification. So, in case of the first violation legal entities and individual entrepreneurs will be obliged to pay a penalty in the amount of 100000-200000 rubles. In case of the second violation the sum of a penalty increases, and makes from 200000 to 300000 rubles.

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