Website petitions Change.org gathered 600 thousand votes for the abolition of the “Law of Spring” and demanded to ban in Russia
The Commonwealth veteran organizations of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region “friend” sent official requests to Roskomnadzor and the Prosecutor’s office to block for Russian citizens access to the site, petitions Change.org. According to veterans, the portal illegally collects personal data of the Russians and wind signatures “politically sensitive petitions”.
As noted by the Sign, the authors are confident that closing the access portal to the Russians a little, should also involve its organizers responsible for the collection of personal data of citizens. The main concern is that Change.org controlled from abroad, and the hostile Russian forces. According to the Chairman of the Commonwealth Valentine Botswana, the management portal track politically important petition”. In particular, he said, the vote relating to the resignations of high-ranking officials, are rigged.
Change.org has been repeatedly accused of manipulating public opinion. Former children’s Ombudsman Pavel Astakhov, for the resignation which also was published the petition, said that the voices gather bots. “Change.org was in San Francisco, we are now on the American sites public opinion to Express? There comes a large number of e-bots, there is no need to register,” explained Astakhov, when the public demanded his resignation.
But the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has expressed doubt that the signatures collected on the website is accurate. Some politicians have also accused the portal of its Western roots — platform servers are in the USA.
One of the last most high-profile petitions posted on the portal Change.org that was the call for the abolition of the “law of Spring”, which has already gathered more than 600,000 signatures. The appeal for the dismissal of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, which the proponents call the “advertising face of the company Apple got 270,000 votes.