Roskomnadzor starts slowing down Facebook traffic in Russia - telecoms regulator
MOSCOW. Feb 25 (Interfax) - The Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has begun slowing down traffic of the Facebook social media in Russia due to censorship of several Russian media outlets on the online platform, the telecoms regulator said.
"In accordance with the decision of the Prosecutor General's Office with regard to the Facebook social network, starting from February 25, 2022, Roskomnadzor, in accordance with the law, is taking measures to partially restrict access in the form of slowing traffic," the regulator said in a statement.
Earlier, Roskomnadzor said that, in accordance with a decision of the Prosecutor General's Office, starting from February 25 partially restricts access to the Facebook social media in Russia due to the censorship on four Russian media outlets, but it did not specify then in what form.