RKN began to form a register of social networks in Russia

Roskomnadzor (RKN) has started to form a register of social networks. It was created within the framework of the law on self-control of social networks, according to which Internet sites themselves are obliged to identify and block prohibited information themselves. The register includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Likee, Youtube, VKontakte and Odnoklassniki. The RKN sent appropriate notifications to the owners of social networks. “The innovations in the law will make it possible to achieve the prompt removal of socially dangerous information that requires an immediate response, for example, trash streams and other socially dangerous content. In situations where speed of response is of key importance for the safety of citizens, social networks will be guided by the requirements of the law on self-control, ”RKN reports. A special section has been created on the agency’s website, with the help of which it will be possible to submit an appeal to the RKN about the discovery of a resource with signs of a social network and about the abolition of measures to restrict access to information taken by the owner of the resource. From February 1, social networks should ….

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