In Russia, META is now a terrorist organization

The Federal Financial Supervision Service of the Russian Federation (Rosfinmonitoring) opens the possibility of prosecuting Russian users of identification services.

Divorce between Russia and Mita took place. Russia’s Financial Monitoring Service has listed the parent company of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram as institutions “Terrorists and Extremists”, We were told by AFP on Tuesday, October 11th. As a result, users of Meta social networks expose themselves to legal action.

Lawyer Pavel Chekhov indicated on the Telegram messenger that a prosecution can start if someone publicly mentions Meta without mentioning its status as a banned organization and if it reveals the logo of the company or its affiliates. Pavel Chekhov also noted that Russian companies that use Meta social networks to distribute ads, or work with such services, could be accused of participating in an organization “extremist”. vibration.

Invitation to violence

After the invasion of Ukraine on February 24, Meta decided to allow users in some countries to make calls for violence against Vladimir Putin, the Russian military, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Then Russia demanded that the United States put an end to “META’s extremist activities, (and) are taking steps to bring perpetrators to justice.” It is clearly unsuccessful.

Except for WhatsApp, apps have already been introduced in Meta inaccessible By Roskomnadzor, Federal Oversight Service on Russian Communications. The only way to use these networks is to use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). The gesture now has heavy consequences for users.

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