Steam Roscomnadzor made to the list of banned sites




Roscomnadzor made in a single register of banned sites Steam, known service digital distribution of video games and programs. The reason – the dissemination of information on Narcotic Drugs.


Roskomnadzor announced that the service on digital sales of games Steam has been entered in the register of banned sites in connection with the dissemination of information on Narcotic Drugs. The corresponding statement appeared in the official group of departments in the social network “VKontakte”.

According to a statement Roskomnadzora corresponding notification repeatedly sent to a different email address, but the response has not been received.

As the press-secretary of department Vadim Ampelonsky, cause blockage began recording under the name “20 reasons to smoke marijuana” in one of the communities Steam. It was published on 10 June 2011. Only the post currently listed as intended to block pages. Office encourages resource remove prohibited content.

Office indicates that only in 2013 the number of active accounts on gaming platform reached 75 million people. “It will be a pity if many gamers will be deprived of your favorite entertainment. Therefore, we ask all concerned to help with the search for resource administration and informing them about the requirements Roskomnadzora, “- said in a statement the regulator.

Steam – the most popular online service for buyers of games for the PC. As of September 2014, available on Steam 3700 games, and the number of active users reached 100 million.

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