As reported by “the Media”, the Supreme court dismissed the appeal of the Telegram and did not cancel the requirement of the FSB on the transfer of encryption keys to the public authorities.
The leadership of the Telegram tried to appeal informed the court’s decision. According to the lawyer Ramil Akhmetgaliev messenger, it is contrary to several Russian laws, including violates the constitutional right to privacy of correspondence.
But according to the Supreme court of the Russian Federation and representatives of the FSB, nothing had not been violated, and the requested the encryption keys are not secret correspondence.
Prior to that, Telegram has approached the court with such a question. In the spring of 2018, the company filed a lawsuit against the FSB, but the same was rejected. In the end, the leadership of the messenger still ordered to pay a fine of 800,000 rubles and subjected to service blocking in the territory of Russia.
According to the official version, the reason for the block were reported to the Telegram, which called for extremism and terrorism. Limitation of the messenger was engaged and continues to engage Roskomnadzor is the Agency it turns out very bad.
Recently, it became clear that the Governor exceeded authority by blocking many IP addresses. He was even sued some companies, probably they will win the case and get a refund.