Roskomnadzor blocked more than a thousand pages in Runet for 2.5 years

Roskomnadzor over 2.5 years at the request of the Prosecutor General’s office has blocked more than a thousand Internet pages. It is reported by RIA “Novosti” with reference to Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Chaika.

“Over 2.5 years according to the requirements of the state office of public Prosecutor in an extrajudicial procedure by Roscomnadzor blocked access to more than a thousand Internet pages. 10 000 resources with illegal information removed”, ā€” said the Seagull.

The attorney General also called upon to give prosecutors the authority of extrajudicial blocking of Internet-resources, which disseminate information about the preparation of unauthorized mass actions.

“We have repeatedly raised the question of the necessity of blocking sites that promote and publicly justifying extremism and terrorism”, ā€” said Chaika. He explained that the blocking of such sites is possible, but only by court order.

The head of the Prosecutor General noted that the Agency insists on a court similar to the already existing procedures of the prohibition of incitement to extremism. According to him, the innovation will allow law enforcement agencies to respond quickly to violations.

In the same vein, the Seagull offered to give and prosecutors of constituent entities the right to address in Roskomnadzor with the request for extrajudicial termination of access to the information about the organization of mass riots, illegal public actions.

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