Founder of the “Viper” undertakes to breach the prohibition application in Saudi Arabia




Founder of the “Viper” undertakes to breach the prohibition application in Saudi Arabia

Said Talmon Marco, founder and CEO of Viper, said his company will work to find a way to overcome the blockage imposed by the Communications and Information Technology on the application Viber famous, during an exclusive interview with the newspaper “Arab News”.

Marco said: “We will not rest Bala until service is restored in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” He added: “We are currently developing technology that will exceed the blocking imposed, and this solution will be put through the stages. We look forward to the implementation of the first stage in a matter of weeks. ” He also stressed that to overcome this block is the company’s priority at the moment.

Marco confirmed in an interview with the BBC that he refused to provide information requested by the Saudis communications officials. He said that Internet service providers and mobile phones in Saudi Arabia began about two months ago contacted his company asking for information about the secrets of running Viper.

The announcement comes Marco this open war after it announced “the Communications and Information Technology” in Saudi Arabia on May 5 June 2013 Stop applying Instant Contact “Viper.”

And published the statement on its official show in which the reasons behind the service is stopped, where she said that the reference to the statement issued by the Authority on 05/19/1434 H corresponding to March 31, 2013, regarding the reporting service providers, licensees need to work with companies developed some communication applications via IP in the Kingdom on the speed of the required regulatory requirements are met.

She said body, said he and where that current Viper cum application does not meet the regulatory requirements and regulations in force in the Kingdom. Has been suspended with effect from the date of application 26 Rajab 1434 AH on 5 June 2013.

At the end of the statement, the Commission confirmed that it would take appropriate action against any other applications or services in the event of failure to comply with regulatory requirements and regulations in force in the Kingdom.

Some argue that the statement of the Commission represents a clear threat to the rest of the services that she had asked her commitment to regulatory requirements for the Kingdom, this is the instant messaging applications, chat online such as “Viper” and “Skype” and “What’s Up,” one of the applications most frequently used in Saudi society.

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