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Lawyers Telegram appealed the decision of the Supreme court of Russia about the legality of the orders of the FSB to block messenger. This was announced by the company’s founder Pavel Durov.
According to him, if the FSB was limited to request information about the number of terrorists, the requirement would fit into the framework of the Constitution. “However, we are talking about the universal transfer of encryption keys for subsequent uncontrolled access to communication unlimited number of individuals. A this is a direct violation of the 23rd article of the Constitution on the right of everyone to privacy of correspondence,” wrote on his page Vkontakte Durov.
He also noted that the struggle for Telegram in Russia will continue, because “the history of our ancestors teaches us to fight to the bitter end”, and congratulated all with the Victory Day.
The decision to block Telegram was adopted in April, Tagansky court of Moscow on demand of Roskomnadzor. The Agency appealed to the court after the failure of the company to give the FSB the decryption keys the correspondence of the users, as required by Russian legislation. Representatives of the Telegram explained that technically can’t give you the keys, but the court found these arguments unproven.
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