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Roskomnadzor has blocked foreign postal service Startmail. This is stated in received by “Tape.ru” the press release reads.
Lock attributed to the fact that using the service has conducted mass mailing of false reports of mining facilities on the territory of Russia from November 28, 2019-present. Roskomnazdor restricted access to the resource based on the request of the Prosecutor General.
In the Department believe that the owners of Startmail does not have any relation to sending threats. In Roskomnadzor also concluded that blocking “does not completely cover the channels of dissemination of such information by criminals”, but explained that this position to hinder the sending and significantly reduce the scale of the mailings.
Messages about bombs in the courts, schools, kindergartens, shopping malls and other buildings in major Russian cities started to arrive in late November. In some cases, they were accompanied by requirements to businessman Konstantin Malafeev, known for his Orthodox views, return 120 BTC. The businessman has addressed in FSB.
In December 2019, “the Russian service Bi-bi-si” with reference to sources reported that a mass mailing allegedly organized Ukrainian citizen named Sergei. He was a client of the collapsed crypto-currency exchange Wex and lost about 120 bitcoins (54 million rubles at current exchange rate).
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