The Kremlin opposes arbitrary limitations of the Internet, however, noted that the global network “carries a lot of evil.” On Wednesday, June 7, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”.
“The Internet, it is progress. There can be no question about the fact that somehow arbitrary to limit it,” — said Peskov in response to a request to comment on whether you can stop the network stream of fake news about Russia.
But at the same time, the Internet “has many evil,” said the official representative of the Kremlin. “The Internet saves lives, but at the same time he kills, the Internet is the promotion of various forms of extremism, crime in various fields. And, of course, but with such manifestations on the Internet need to fight,” added the spokesman.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed the decree against the anonymity in the network and on the settlement similar to the media services.
The head of state has repeatedly advocated a cautious attitude to limitations in the network. In 2013, at a meeting with students of Moscow state University, dedicated to the Day of lawyer, Putin noted that the Internet “a lot of splashes this, that a man like clamps”, so there should be the same moral and legal standards, as in any other field.
“However, after all the Internet is a communication tool, and completely drive it into the Procrustean bed of “grab and not let them” impossible” — he said and once again called on to act in terms of restrictions, “very carefully.”