MOSCOW, January 28 — RIA Novosti. The introduction of PE of Russian applications to mobile devices and computers must be carefully designed, in particular, should not suffer the previous commercial arrangements, as well as the safety of the devices, said RIA Novosti in the press service of “Yandex”.
“It is important that the technical details of any new regulation has been carefully designed. Of course, the existing commercial arrangements with manufacturers must keep. Also should not affect user experience and device security”, — said the representative of the Internet company.
In August, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed to prepare a law establishing requirements to smartphones and computers predustanavlivat domestic software products. The document must be prepared by the Ministry of communications and the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of Russia by April 2019.
On Friday FAS has informed that has finished the discussion of the concept of preloading the Russian applications on mobile devices and computers. Service offers to preinstall browsers, map service, instant messenger and anti-virus software. The choice of software and procedure preset will be for device manufacturers. The implementation of the concept, according to FAS, should provide for the Russian developers of equal conditions of activity in the market and protect the interests of consumers.
The concept was supported by Mail.Ru Group, “Kaspersky Lab”, MTS, “MegaFon” and “RUSSOFT”. Against the development of the proposed FAS measures in favor of the Association of trading companies and manufacturers of consumer electronic and computer equipment (RATEK), negative opinion was expressed by the representatives of foreign software developers and hardware (Apple, Microsoft, Intel). Now the Agency, taking into account the comments, is going to prepare draft amendments to the legislation and to send the document to the Ministry of communications.
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