Media: the Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation prepared a draft law on the state control of Internet traffic

Media: the Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation prepared a draft law on the state control of Internet traffic


MOSCOW, 11 February. The Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation has developed the bill on state control over the passage of Internet traffic in Russia. About this informed the newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing a source in the profile Department.

“The Ministry offers to create state monitoring system “resource use global addressing and global identifiers of the Internet (DNS and IP addresses)”. This system should also track the performance of critical infrastructure Runet”, – stated in the message.

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In addition, the bill proposes to make foreign communication channels and points of traffic exchange is more controlled. According to the newspaper, “to organize an international communication channels can only operators are licensed for cross-border transmission of data”.

It is also planned to oblige operators to use only those points of traffic exchange, which are included in special state registry.

As the newspaper said a Federal official, the innovations will help public authorities to understand the work of the Russian segment of the Internet, and “all you need is for the state to protect the Runet from external attacks”.

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