Com service files suit to limit access to Telegram in Russia
MOSCOW, Apr 6 (PRIME) -- The Russian communications watchdog has filed a lawsuit to a Moscow district court to Уlimit access to information resources of Telegram,Ф the authority said on Friday in a statement.
The lawsuit was submitted on the basis of a law on information, information technologies and information protection, the service said.
The period of 15 days given by the communications service to Telegram to provide the Federal Security Service with the keys to decipher usersТ messages expired on Wednesday. The messenger said the order cannot be fulfilled technically.
The Supreme Court said on Thursday it had sent copies of its decision obliging Telegram to submit the decoding keys to the security service to the lawyers of the popular messenger.