Correction of the “Spring package” will reduce the cost of its execution 50 times



Correction of the anti-terrorism package of laws (the so-called “Spring package”) will reduce the cost of its performance in 50 times, the message of the Ministry of communications.

“Without a revision of the law – with the obligatory saving of the entire traffic cost could be up to 5 trillion rubles,” – said in the message.

The cost of Telecom operators on the implementation of “Spring package” with reduced storage traffic can reach 100 billion rubles, said earlier the Deputy head of the Ministry of communications of Russia Alexey Volin at the meeting of the expert working group on the abolition of the “Spring package”.

Wolin also said that the Ministry of communications has agreed with law enforcement agencies about reducing 10 times the amount of traffic that must be stored according to the “Spring package”.

In particular, it is proposed to cancel storing “redundant information” – Internet video, IP-TV, torrents and a number of other very heavy storage of information resources.

Earlier, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of AFK “Sistema” Vladimir Yevtushenkov, the TV channel “Russia 24” stated that the execution of the “Spring package” requires “huge trillions of investment.” According to him, in the execution of the law in the form that it exists, telecommunications companies will be forced to cease to exist.

A package of anti-terror laws, signed on 7 July by Russian President Vladimir Putin, from July 1, 2018 obliges the Telecom operators for three years to store data on the facts of reception, transmission, delivery and processing of voice information and text messages, images, sounds and videos. The most “heavy” content such as images, sounds and video – operators should keep 6 months. All of this information will also need to provide at the request of the security services.