Roskomnadzor entered the Binance cryptocurrency exchange into the register of prohibited sites
Roskomnadzor added the cryptocurrency exchange Binance to the register of prohibited sites. This was announced by a representative of Binance in the official Russian-speaking group of Binance in Telegram.
According to the exchange, they received a notification on September 24. It says that “the site contains information prohibited for distribution in Russia.” “It follows from the letter that this is information about the possibility of acquiring electronic cryptocurrency (Bitcoin),” the representative added.
He noted that before that they were not aware of any proceedings against them by law enforcement and civil state services, as well as by the judicial authorities..
At the time of publication, the main domain Binance.com is available for visiting in the Russian Federation. Also, he has not yet appeared on the list of prohibited on the RKN website..
“Currently we have consulted with experts in the field of jurisprudence. We also continue to provide services for Russian users in full, and clients’ funds are safe, “- said in the message.
Earlier it became known that an alternative domain of the peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange LocalBitcoins was blocked..
UPD: The Binance website was included in the list of prohibited on the basis of the decision of the Mirny city court of the Arkhangelsk region on June 2, at the request of the city prosecutor’s office.
The court refers to paragraph 6 of Art. 10 of the Federal Law of July 27, 2006 No. 149-FZ “On Information, Information Technologies and the Protection of Information”, according to which “it is prohibited to disseminate information […], for the dissemination of which criminal or administrative liability is provided,” as well as to Article 27 of the Federal Law ” On the Central Bank of the Russian Federation “, according to which the introduction in the territory of the Russian Federation of other monetary units and the issue of monetary surrogates are prohibited.
“Thus, the above legal norms in their interconnection provide for a ban on the dissemination of information on the sale of monetary surrogates,” the decision says..
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