As reported “Interfax”, the former Deputy head of Roskomnadzor Oleg Ivanov became a Deputy digital development. It is believed that this man is guilty in the Telegram lock.
He worked in the Department for about seven years, having started there career in 2011. Before Ivanov was in the army and rose to the rank of major-General reserve – where he led the troops of electronic warfare. Now the former soldier will take the place of Dmitry Alhazova, who left the Ministry last month.
According to reports, he was entrusted with the Telegram lock, which is still ongoing. According to rumors, the idea is to massively limit the work involved in the functioning of the messenger of IP addresses belongs to him.
In the spring of 2018 Telegram accused of spreading extremism and content of information calling for terrorism. Then began an active but not particularly successful blocking of the messenger, which was still in Roskomnadzor.
Recently revealed that the regulator exceeded the powers, disrupting many IP addresses. The Department even sued some companies, probably they will win the case and get a refund.