Against Roskomnadzor has filed the first lawsuit due to losses in connection with the Telegram lock


Против Роскомнадзора подали первый иск из-за убытков в связи с блокировкой Telegram

Russian businessman Alexander Vikharev, head of the company”, investors are fleeing Russian beat”, which deals with attracting investment in commercial real estate, has submitted to Arbitration court of Moscow the claim with the requirement to recover from Roskomnadzor 5 million rubles, reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the representative of the commercial.

We are talking about compensation for the losses that “investors are fleeing Russian beat”, according to the plaintiff, suffered because of the efforts of Roskomnadzor to block the messenger Telegram. Previously the possibility of going to court with similar claims, saw many companies affected by the actions of the office, but the lawsuit was the first single.

According to the statement, the result fan lock third-party resources have been blocked a number of servers hosted on a foreign domain, and the commercial customers complained of the impossibility of registration on the platform. In addition, many investors that use the platform the plaintiff was unable to perform transactions in their personal accounts.

“The company has suffered losses in the form of cash in the amount of 5 million rubles… Ask to collect (this sum) … with the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and the Federal service for supervision in the sphere of Telecom, information technologies and mass communications in favor of the company”, investors are fleeing Russian beat”, – is told in the statement of claim registered with the clerk of the court.

According to the commercial, which brought him the representative, the claimed amount of damage “to a large extent is based on the reputational risks incurred by our company.”

In the night of April 27, in the register of banned was made over 170 IP addresses, including those of the Russian services and social networks: the lock came five IP addresses “Yandex”, one of “Vkontakte”, “Classmates”, and LiveInternet, Yahoo, Facebook and Twitter. After a couple of hours they were removed from the registry. In the morning, Roskomnadzor said that getting into the registry of these addresses was due to the technological features of the system, as “operators address data with the purpose of restricting access was not sent”. Experts did not rule out the possibility that someone could hack the Roskomnadzor. In “Yandex” then nasalization Telegram kick around the Internet.

All at the moment because of the Telegram under lock got about 18 million IP addresses, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and other companies. The vast majority of these addresses belongs to Amazon and Google, and the main result of this lock were failures in the work of many of the sites and services.


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