September 20, 2020

Roskomnadzor has restricted access to cryptocurrency media

Roskomnadzor has restricted access to cryptocurrency media

The network has information about the inclusion in the register of prohibited resources of Roskomnadzor several news portals about digital currencies. At the moment, two sites have already been blocked - Cointelegraph and Coinspot.

Coinspot is listed based on Augustcourt decision. The resource caused dissatisfaction of the judiciary with the advertising publication “How to open an online casino under the Zerocoin brand in five minutes”. It is a page with "illegal" information that is subject to blocking on the site, but providers must completely disable access to the resource.

Cointelegraph locks made Federaltax service (FTS), on the basis of its order two years ago. There is no information why the order issued at the end of 2017 only now, yet.

According to insider information, October 15The department’s blacklist and an XML file for blocking were sent to Internet providers. The club-systems.ru website, which offers services for connecting gaming systems, also appeared on the list. All resources are listed on the basis of article 15.1, which provides for blocking web resources for disseminating information prohibited in the Russian Federation. The list of such information includes pornographic images, methods for the manufacture of narcotics and explosive devices, the promotion of gambling on the Internet, etc.