Google has started to remove search links to banned in Russia sites


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Search engine Google has started to remove from search results links to sites banned in Russia. Writes about this family-owned Demyan Kudryavtsev, the newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing a source in a major Internet company.

The search is guided by the register maintained by Roskomnadzor. This list includes the pages containing calls for extremism, propaganda of suicide and pornography, advertise drugs, gambling without a license, and pirate sites, access to which is restricted in Russia.

Google and Roskomnadzor refused to comment on the situation, but a source in the Department confirmed that the us search engine has started to operate in accordance with Russian law. He said that the company checked against a daily updated list, and after studying the reasons for the blocking of a site link is removed. Thus the effectiveness of blocking at 70 percent.

The unified register of banned sites operating in Russia since 2012.

February 1, Google paid a fine of 500 thousand rubles, which gave him a Roskomnadzor. The company was fined for an Internet search engine does not fulfill entered into force in October 2018, the law obliging to filter the search results from those sites that are in the registry of banned information in Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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