The Director of the FSB accused the Telegram of duplicity


Alexander Bortnikova: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti

The head of the Federal security service Alexander Bortnikov, has blamed the leadership of the messenger Telegram of double standards. According to the head of the Ministry, the messenger stands against the invasion of private correspondence of its users, however, responsible for cleaning, reports, reports “Interfax”.

Bortnikov stressed that access to the correspondence users are required to his Department in the interests of “protection of society and the state”, namely for the capture of terrorists. “We see that everything that happens in private chat and is transmitted in the communication channels between the terrorists, not always comes in and becomes the property of the intelligence services subject to encryption, which is widely used these structures,” — said Bortnikov.

However, the question of the assistance of intelligence agencies can not find understanding from the owners of the Telegram, he added. “But the company was told: “We can’t violate the private rights of citizens, though they clean the information field”,” — said the head of the FSB.

Yesterday, November 7, Bortnikov said about the need to create storage for encryption keys that allow you to read the correspondence of users in messenger. “The rights and freedoms of law-abiding citizens in terms of privacy must be fully respected”, — assured the Director of the FSB.

That the requirement to provide encryption keys violates guaranteed to citizens by the Constitution of the right, repeatedly told the owner of Telegram Pavel Durov. His messenger is blocked in Russia because of the refusal to obey the FSB.

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