Roskomnadzor has blocked 13 websites specializing in cryptocurrency trading or distributing information about them. Another 11 sites this information has been removed. Most of these sites are hosted in the blast zone .com, reports the RNS.

“Limiting access to Internet resources (dealing with cryptocurrency trading or disseminate information about cryptocurrency – ed.) on the basis of an enforceable court decisions, pre-trial blocking of such sites Russian legislation is not provided. At the moment Roskomnadzor treated 22 such judicial decisions. On their basis in the Unified register 24 of the site (or pages). Of these, 13 sites (or pages) information sent to the Telecom operators to restrict access to them on Russian territory. With other Internet resources is prohibited information is removed, and they were excluded from the Unified register of prohibited information”, – reported in the Roskomnadzore.

The Prosecutor General’s office stated that it had recorded a growing interest in the cryptocurrency as a tool of legalization of the incomes received by a criminal way. Roskomnadzor has not yet received applications from the Russian Central Bank to limit access to sites dealing with cryptocurrency trading, and distributing information about them.

Earlier it was reported that in Russia came into force a law banning the use of anonymizers for the call on the blocked Internet resources.

Russia blocked the websites on cryptocurrency 03.11.2017

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