“Spring law” came into force, operators should begin to keep all data of Russian citizens

The operators said it was ready. From 1 October 2018 in Russia came into force one of the main provisions of the “law of Spring”, which obliges operators to store all Internet traffic the Russians

The operators said it was ready.

From 1 October 2018 in Russia came into force one of the main provisions of the “law of Spring”, which obliges operators to store all Internet traffic the Russians on a dedicated server. In the controversial law, providers are required to keep all the transmitted images, videos, text and other data types within 30 days after sending.

Telecom operators and Internet service providers had to start to save Internet traffic Russians from July 1, 2018. However, the operators stated that they have no place to store data — it has not been certified hardware. In this regard, the government has delayed the introduction of this resolution until October 1, 2018.

On October 1, the decree still in force. Operators will begin to save Internet traffic the Russians, including transfers photos, messages, messengers, videos, text and other data types. Internet traffic every Russian citizen will be kept for 30 days. As for calls and text messages, by another decree of the “law of Spring”, they should be kept for six months.

The operators ‘ representatives expressed full readiness to fulfill the requirements of the authorities.

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