MOSCOW, 17 Feb – RIA Novosti. Roskomnadzor requires Clubhouse to restore access to the account of Russian journalist Vladimir Solovyov and explain the reasons for blocking, the agency said. “Roskomnadzor sent a letter to the owner of the social network Clubhouse, demanding to restore access to information in the account of Russian journalist Vladimir Solovyov, as well as explain reasons for restricting access to it, “- noted in a letter sent by the department to the social network.
“Such actions of the Clubhouse administration violate the rights of citizens to access information and its free distribution,” the Roskomnadzor noted.
The department recalled that on February 17, the Federation Council approved amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation, which provide for fines for violating the rights of Russian citizens on the Internet, including censorship of Russian media and information of citizens on Internet sites.
If the platforms ignore the relevant warnings, this will entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount of 50 to 100 thousand rubles, on officials – from 200 to 400 thousand rubles, on legal entities – from 600 thousand to 1 million rubles.