This morning, the Tagansky district court of Moscow has satisfied the claim of Roskomnadzor about blocking Telegram due to the failure of the messenger to provide the FSB the keys to decrypt the data that the FSB had access to the correspondence users.
At the meeting, which lasted 19 minutes (due to the absence of representatives of the Telegram), was the verdict, which stated that the messenger app violates the Federal law “On information”. Pavel Durov and his company did not fulfill the obligation to transfer the encryption keys, Telegram, therefore, Roskomnadzor has the right to block the service in Russia.
Did not like they needed the keys?
Yesterday Roskomnadzor has filed a motion for immediate execution of the decision in case of satisfaction of the claim. Thus, the messenger can start to block in the near future. From Telegram LLC has a month to appeal the verdict, but it is unlikely the company will use this right.
I note that many Telegram-channels have already expressed their outrage at the lock. However, subject to possible ways around the ban, for example: @socks5_bot, @proxy_socks5_bot, @FCK_RKN_bot, tgproxy.me.
What do you think about this situation?