In the state Duma introduced a draft on the punishment for insulting the state in a network
MOSCOW, December 12 — RIA Novosti. In the state Duma introduced a draft law which introduces administrative liability for disseminating content on the Internet that offend the Constitution and the state.
The authors of the document became Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation Andrei Klishas, Senator Lyudmila Bokova and the Deputy Dmitry Vyatkin.
As told RIA Novosti Klishas, now the law provides for administrative and criminal liability for such disrespect in public places, abuse of state symbols and insulting the authorities.
“There is no doubt that the Internet is a public space, which also must follow the rules of acceptable behavior to ensure public order and respect for society and state institutions”, — said the Senator.
In his opinion, that society has already formed an “understanding” that the Internet may not be used for drug sales, child pornography, fraud and other crimes.
The Senator proposed to Supplement the article “disorderly conduct”, putting the responsibility for the dissemination of network materials, “indecently expressing clear disrespect” to the society, state, official state symbols, the Constitution and the authorities.