Roskomnadzor has blocked the American neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer
TASS, August 17. Domain name Registrar at the request of Roskomnadzor stopped the delegation of a domain name of the American neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer in the Russian domain zone. On Thursday reported the press service of Roskomnadzor.
“The website The Daily Stormer promotes neonazisti ideology, arousing racial, national or other social hatred. In this regard, Roskomnadzor addressed to your domain name Registrar Ru-Center with the request to consider the termination of the delegation of the domain name specified site in the national domain zone .EN. The Registrar terminated the delegation of the domain name on the basis of paragraph 5.7. of the regulation of domain names registration in domains .EN .of the Russian Federation”, — stated in the message Department.
Previously, the online domain at GoDaddy, which previously occupied the site The Daily Stormer, give it to the makers of 24 hours to remove the site. This decision was taken after the publication of the article, making fun of Heather Heyer, who died on Saturday in clashes with far-right and their opponents in the Charlottesville (VA). After that, the creators of The Daily Stormer has registered the site on a domain owned by Google. Soon, however Google, having inspected the site, considered that it violates the rules of the company use of its services, and revoked the registration.
On Wednesday, CNN reported that The Daily Stormer has been registered on the Russian Internet domain (.EN).
The representative of a hosting provider Ru-Center told the channel that the registration process is automatic. According to the representative, if the provider will come to the conclusion that the site owners are breaking the law, measures will be taken in accordance with the normative acts in the field of regulation of the Russian segment of the Internet.