Russia starts blocking Telegram

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The mobile phone operators have begun to block Telegram messenger in Russia as the press service of Roskomnadzor reported.
‘The decision of Tagansky District Court of Moscow on the restricted access to internet resources of the organizer of the information dissemination in the Telegram Messenger Limited Liability Partnership was submitted to Roskomnadzor. Due to this, the information on these internet resources was sent to the mobile phone operators to limit the access on April 16’, the message said.

On April 13, the court in Moscow ruled to satisfy the lawsuit of Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media or Roskomnadzor and block Telegram in the territory of Russia.
The law 'On personal data' came into force in Russia on September 1, 2015. it obliges Russian and foreign companies to provide the storage of the personal data of the Russians at the territory of Russia.

In the mid of November 2016, the LinkedIn network was put in the register of the law-breakers. In spring 2017, BlackBerry Messenger, Imo, Lime and Vchat were blocked.
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