The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office did not demand to restrict access to the t.me domain, which belongs to Telegram. This was announced on Sunday, October 30, in the press service of the department.
Thus, the Prosecutor General’s Office commented on the restriction of access to the t.me domain, which, according to Roskomnadzor, is carried out on the basis of a request from the department, informs RIA News.
At the same time, on the night of October 30, according to the agency, the t.me domain disappeared from the register of resources restricted by Roskomnadzor. However, the site at this address is still unavailable.
Earlier, Roskomnadzor stated that access to the t.me domain was restricted at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation on the basis of Article 15.3 of the Law “On Information”. It regulates the restriction of access to information containing calls for mass riots and participation in unauthorized actions, extremism, as well as to unreliable socially significant information distributed under the guise of reliable messages.
At the same time, it was emphasized that about blocking the Telegram messenger in Russia currently not running.