Durov: Roscomnadzor illegally requests to remove from “VKontakte” page with a reference to Navalny




Former technical director of “VKontakte” and brother of the founder of the social network Nikolay Durov said on his page on the social network about trying Roskomnadzora block “all pages, groups and events that mention the word” Bulk “. Post published on 22 December, 0:46 MSK.


“Well-informed sources say that the VC has received 53 letters from Roskomnadzora for the last 5 hours – and this is something on a Sunday afternoon!” – Quote ” Vedomosti “message Durov.

“It looks like someone very pripeklo just below the back” – believes Durov. He stresses that the register of banned sites Roskomnadzora no reference to these in the letters page. “That is, it looks like someone’s personal Wishlist or attempt to leave a path of retreat, pretending that the material be removed on the initiative of the VC” – writes Durov.

Previously, Facebook blocked at the request of Roskomnadzora group in support of Alexei Navalny for calling for unauthorized actions. On one of the pages in the VC, which is required to block Roscomnadzor, says the growing popularity of groups with reference to Navalny after locking his initiatives.

“A couple of hours after locking my Event began to emerge other, and one of them – this one – has collected almost 15,000 marks” I’ll go “for the first 16 hours – the growth rate is twice more than the first event. Thus, the Prosecutor General’s Office, ILV and FB their actions clearly helped us, once again proving the effectiveness of Streisand effect, “- said in a statement.

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