Roskomnadzor has blocked four messenger

Roskomnadzor has blocked four messenger

MOSCOW, 2 may. /TASS/. Roskomnadzor has blocked the messengers BlackBerry Messenger, Imo and Line, as well as audiovisual chat Vchat. About this informed the press-Secretary of Department Vadim Ampelonskiy.

“‘ These services entered in the register of banned sites,” said Ampelonskiy. He explained that the representatives of the messengers did not provide timely to the Department your contact information.

The press Secretary added that while the BlackBerry Messenger and other services to Roskomnadzor with a request to cancel the lock not applied. “If they give necessary information, we will exclude from the register”, he concluded.

In mid-November 2016 Roscomnadzor made in the register of infringers of rights of personal data subjects social network for search and establishment of business contacts to LinkedIn and sent operators a notification that the resource. The law “On personal data” came into force in Russia on 1 September 2015. It requires both Russian and foreign companies to store personal data of Russians in Russia.