A resident of Moscow requires WhatsApp, Viber and Skype 7.5 million rubles

A resident of Moscow requires the court to order services WhatsАpp, Viber and Skype to provide detailed messages and calls. He intends to sue the free messenger 7,5 million roubles of moral harm.

“Please oblige WhatsАpp messenger, Viber, Skype and Teleport to structure free calls and SMS to get a report on their activities”, — quotes RIA Novosti text of the claim Aronova.

According to address in court resident of the capital, the impossibility of detail of incoming calls and messages “deprives of citizens of possibility of appeal to law enforcement agencies to protect its rights from unlawful encroachment on private life”.

Based on the law on protection of consumer rights, the plaintiff sought to recover from the Russian missions mobile applications 7.5 million rubles as compensation of moral harm.

Aronov also require to oblige WhatsАpp and Viber to register with the FTS of Russia as of commercial organizations performing functions of a foreign branch. And Skype and Teleport — in the registry of non-profit organizations.

The lawsuit was filed on may 26 in Moscow’s Khamovniki court.

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