The Ministry of communications has denied the existence of list of free Internet resources

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In Ministry of communications of the Russian Federation has denied the information on presence of a list of socially important Internet resources, to which the people of Russia will be given free access, reports TASS.

the Ministry stressed that the list is still in development. It specified that operators still only handed out a form providing data on the volume of traffic of various resources and the losses of operators in case of refusal from payment of this traffic.

“we Cannot consider the sample to populate this list”, – added in the Ministry of communications.

it is Noted that at this stage worked out who and how to compensate the operators lost income and how much it might cost. The next meeting on this subject should pass on January 24.

Previously, the newspaper “Izvestia” reported that the Ministry of communications has prepared a preliminary list of Internet resources, access to which will be free for the citizens of the country from March 1, 2020. The author of the article stressed that resources are distributed into four categories. For example, in the list of “state information resources” is included on the public services portal, websites of ministries and departments, regional and local authorities. Meaningful social networks brought “Vkontakte”, “Odnoklassniki”, “My world”, to a post – “Yandex” and

In early January, Vladimir Putin addressing the Federal Assembly, has proposed to provide free access to domestic Internet services. As a key criterion Putin indicated socially important portals.

the First steps in this direction have already been made. So, on March 1, 2020, users will be able to use the free portal and websites of Federal and regional authorities. For a list of other resources will approve the government.

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