Coordinator of a staff of Navalny has filed a lawsuit against “Vkontakte” for the disclosure of personal information
In St. Petersburg, coordinator politician Alexei Navalny Lilia Chanysheva filed a lawsuit against the social network “Vkontakte”. The reason for the complaints was the disclosure of personal information of users to law enforcement officers.
On registration of the statement of claim about compensation of moral harm to the inhabitant of Northern capital in the amount of 100 thousand rubles, reported the press service of the courts of St. Petersburg. According to Lily Causeway, the coordinator of the headquarters of Alexei Navalny, the reason for going to court was the transfer of users ‘ personal data by employees of OOO “Vkontakte” the law enforcement officials. Chanysheva asked to recognize the actions of “Vkontakte” illegal.
According to the analyst of the human rights group “Agora” Damir Gainutdinova, we are talking about the request of 18 January addressed to the Deputy head of the Center for combating extremism of the interior Ministry in Bashkiria in “Vkontakte” via e-mail. It contained a requirement to disclose information about Causeway and other administrators of the page “Team Navalny.Ufa”: personal data, the registration of IP addresses and the date of creating pages. January 30 the social network has sent all the necessary information, asking to send the original request by regular mail.
The main goal is to attract “Vkontakte” to justice, to cool the ardor of the social network in terms of illegal “discharge” of personal information and private correspondence, as for me and for other users in the future.
At the moment the statement of Konyshevoy considered employees Smolninsky district court of St. Petersburg.