The head of Roskomnadzor has opposed blocking Tor and VPN services
The head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov spoke against blocking the Tor browser, proxy and VPN services. This was during the St. Petersburg international economic forum, he said in an interview with “the Ribbon.ru”.
According to Zharova, onion routing does not allow law enforcement had no way to track the source of origin, nor the end point of receipt. “It is obvious that do not fall under area regulation authorities darknet and deepnet is the fertile ground for the emergence of various criminals: the traffickers of arms and drugs to the extreme threat of extremists and terrorists,” he said.
My position as the head of Roskomnadzor, is that everything outside the corporate field and legitimate services should be regulated. How to adjusted? It is a question of study from specialistalexander Jaroslava of Roskomnadzor
He also added that in any case does not call for to Tor or VPN services have been blocked in Russia. “But what they should be regulated is obvious. Because it’s grey and invisible area”, — concluded the head of the Supervisory authority.