Twitter has deleted a user account from Russia at the request of Roskomnadzor

At the request of Roskomnadzor, the administration of the popular microblogging service Twitter deleted an account that reportedly advertised the drug distribution network. About this Twitter today notified Roskomnadzor.

According to Roskomnadzor , the Twitter administration has already actively engaged in cooperation with the Register of information prohibited for distribution in Russia. Since the beginning of March this year, the administration of the popular microblogging service has limited access to five information materials in Russia at the request of Roskomnadzor. Two of them - for promoting the spread of drugs, three - for the promotion of suicidal feelings.

In particular, in one of the entries, also blacklisted by one of the editors of”, It says:“ friends, commit suicide, it’s fun ”, and also indicates that the author of the tweet“ tried ”and“ liked ”, so he“ will try again ”. When switching to a remote tweet, the message “Tweet is removed” is displayed.

Negotiations between Roskomnadzor and the popular social network Twitter with the aim of fulfilling the latest decisions to block blacklisted materials have been going on since the first links to “tweets” appeared in the register in November last year. It is reported that negotiations were complicated by the Twitter administration’s lack of interaction with foreign authorities regarding the removal or restriction of access to content that they declared “illegal”. In addition, the lack of Twitter at the Russian representative office also hindered - all negotiations were conducted by correspondence. Nevertheless, yielding to the requirements of Roskomnadzor, Twitter agreed to censor for Russian IP-addresses materials that fall into the register of Roskomnadzor.

UPD: For those who do not understand: deleted (according to the message Roskomnadzor) an account that advertised the drug distribution network, and the journalist "" only blocked a tweet (obviously, for Russian IP).

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