The state Duma adopted the law on penalties for violation of the law on messengers
MOSCOW, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. The state Duma adopted in the third final reading a bill introducing fines up to one million rubles for failure to comply with the organizers of services for instant messaging (messenger) duties imposed on them by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Corresponding amendments to KoAP.
According to the text of the law, the failure of the messengers established by the legislation of the Russian Federation of duties entails imposition on citizens in the amount from 3 thousand to 5 thousand roubles; for officials — from 30 thousand to 50 thousand rubles; for legal entities — from 800 thousand to 1 million rubles.
It is noted that for administrative offences provided for by this article, persons performing business activity without education of the legal person, bear administrative responsibility as legal entities.
In the summer, the state Duma adopted the law on regulation of messenger that requires users to be identified by phone number on the basis of the agreement of identification signed by the messengers with the operator. The law obliges to deny users to exchange messages in the absence of identification. The messengers, who are Russian legal entities or citizens of the Russian Federation, entitled to carry out identification of the user by determining the subscriber number without a contract.