Medusa: in 2019, the FSB has demanded from the Russian services are the keys to deciphering correspondence
In the summer of 2019 of the Federal security service demanded that the number of Russian Internet services are the keys to deciphering the correspondence of the users and organization of the “round-the-clock access to their information system”. About it reports “Medusa”, citing a source in the Internet market and a copy of the letter, which the Centre of operational and technical measures, the FSB sent to the companies.
Among the legal entities, receiving the requirement, the owners of the “Avito”, “Habr” (earlier — “Habrahabr”), Rutube. Just a list of 11 legal entities, which was 23 the Internet service. “In the midst of the Moscow protests the FSB staged just a mass mailing companies from the register ORY (Organizers of information distribution — the companies that control the sites on which users can exchange messages — approx. Znak.com)”, — quotes the edition of the interlocutor.
The FSB and the companies managing sites, information has not yet commented.
Note that a few days ago “Habr” re-registered portal habr.com. with Russian OOO “habrahabr” on Cyprus “Habr Blockchain publishing LTD”. The founder of the “Habra” Denis Kryuchkov explained that the change is the desire to position the project as a global, not just Russian.
According to the current legislation if companies do not provide the secret service encryption key, the FSB is the Protocol on administrative offense. If the court finds the guilt of the company, it prescribed a fine of up to 1 million rubles. If the keys are never transferred, the Roskomnadzor shall issue an order to eliminate violations, which is 15 days. After the Agency goes to court demanding to block on the territory of Russia the services of the company.