The defense Ministry will impose a ban on photos on the Internet for example FSB

The defense Ministry will impose a ban on photos on the Internet for example FSB

The defense Ministry banned military personnel to upload photos, videos, and geotags, which could solve them. Using these data, the terrorists and extremists destabilisateur the situation in different regions of the world, according to the Department.

For example FSB

Contract soldiers, including foreigners, should not post any information about yourself and other military, which indicate their departmental affiliation, reveals the official work and the place of their dislocation. The exception may be cases, under Russian law, the developers do not elaborate on what the regulations are talking about.

The project was developed by the Ministry of defence document a proposal to amend the law “On status of servicemen” published on the Federal portal of projects of normative legal acts.

Rather, the “exceptions” refers to the background information on senior officials, published on the website of the Ministry of defense, involves Colonel, chief editor of the magazine “Arsenal of the middle name” Victor murakhovski. “If we talk about social networks, it is possible that such a clause is to ensure that the ban has not got official accounts of the Ministry of defense,” — said murakhovski.

The bill is designed to improve the information security of individual, society and state, said in the explanatory note to the document. Intelligence agencies of individual States, as well as extremist and terrorist organizations often use the Russian military personnel placed in the Internet in order to destabilize the political and social situation in various regions of the world, explained in the defense Ministry. The aim is to “undermine the sovereignty and violate the territorial integrity” of other States, it is underlined in the explanatory note. The author also notes that today, a similar ban already exists for military and civilian personnel of FSB and FSO.

The amendments to the law “On status of servicemen” will not require additional allocations from the Federal budget and increase the staff of officials, reads the explanatory note to the bill.

Selfie from Syria

The law “On status of servicemen” says that the soldier is obliged to keep state secrets, said the interlocutor of RBC in the Ministry of defence. “This law was written when social networks in the country and no one heard. With the mass proliferation of the Internet practice ran ahead of theory and does not correspond to what is written in the law. People have started to do a selfie, upload photos geotagged. It turns out that they have indirectly violated the prohibition on non-disclosure. These amendments are intended to restore the status quo”, — said the interlocutor of RBC.

In the published bill does not say anything about any restrictions on the Internet for conscripts. Conscripts are usually withdrawn means of mobile communication and transmitted in temporary custody Sergeant, explained Colonel Andrew Pautov.

“Contractors have the phones with them, however they are required to follow the established restrictions in their use,” — said the military expert.

In addition, conscripts are not sent abroad in peacetime. “Soldier of urgent service can relocate abroad only in the case of interstate wars, or only with his written consent,” — said Payusov. Contractors are fighting in the hot spots: in particular, in Syria, he recalled.

Therefore, the positioning of its location marks the location or emission of the gadget is virtually guaranteed to lead to the identification unit and the failure of the task, summed up the military expert.

In June, the Ministry of defense made another initiative concerning limitations on the Internet. The military Department wants to oblige the Russians and foreigners coming to the contract service in the Russian army to account for their social networks and activity on the Internet in the three previous calendar years. We are talking about the addresses of sites and pages, where a soldier posted publicly available information and on data, allowing it to identify.