MPs want to penalize citizens for the content in social networks
In the Duma introduced a bill on fines for defamatory and inaccurate content.
United Russia Sergei Boyarsky and Andrew Alshevskih submitted to the state Duma amendments to the law “On information, information technologies and protection of information” and Code of administrative offences. MPs propose to establish liability for failure to remove illegal and inaccurate content from your social networks. The initiative agreed with the expert Council of the faction. According to Boyarsky, bill, “meets the challenges of our time”.
Deputies cited the experience of the “foreign colleagues”: “the Bundestag, also responding to the challenges of the modern information space, has passed a tough bill, establishing liability for failure to remove illegal and inaccurate content ranging from 500,000 to 5 million euros”, — told reporters the knights.
The authors of the amendments propose to establish liability for individuals in case of refusal to remove such information from 3 million to 5 million rubles, for legal entities — from 30 to 50 million rubles.
First of all we are talking about responsibility for organizers of information distribution operators of the social network, who may be individuals or legal entities, the Deputy considers. “For physical persons — users of these measures are rather pre-emptive,” added Boyarsky.