Roskomnadzor has removed QIWI payment service from the registry of banned sites

Roskomnadzor has ruled out payment system QIWI and Skrill from the list of prohibited resources, said “RIA Novosti” press-Secretary of Department Vadim Ampelonskiy.

Sites were excluded from the register on Monday, July 18, due to the fact that they fulfilled all the requirements of Roskomnadzor, said Ampelonskiy.

QIWI and Skriil, entered in the register on 14 July. Claims of Roskomnadzor called links to banned online casinos that appeared on some pages of these resources. In addition, there was also implemented the ability to accept payment to participate in gambling,” pointed out the office.. a Source close to QIWI, told RBC that the company is also ordered “to correct or eliminate information on contractors that use payment via QIWI Wallet”. He said that we are talking about betting companies “Leon” and “Olympus”. A company representative stressed that this situation “does not affect the implementation of customer payments and the funds held on the balance sheets of their electronic purses.”

Roskomnadzor has previously contributed sites to the register of prohibited information because the publication of information about gambling. June 22 on demand on Russia was the blocked page of the poker room 888poker on the website of the cloud service Amazon S3. Amazon S3 uses a secure HTTPS Protocol, so blocking one page led to the blocking of all resource works. Soon, however, Amazon has removed the page that caused the claim of the authorities, and the site from the registry were excluded.