“The law Spring” agreed to soften

The government has recognized the sound of the criticism is anti-terrorism “law of Spring”, which obliges operators to store traffic. The Cabinet has decided to soften its conditions, reports Monday, January 22, the newspaper “Kommersant”.

The Ministry of communications, in particular, given the requirement to calculate the storage capacity of user data on the basis of installed capacity of networks of providers, the Department agreed that it exceeds the actual subscriber traffic. This should reduce the costs.

In the revised draft of the resolution of the Ministry indicates that operators will have to store your data for three years, and 30 days, with the exception of the voice.

MTS, MegaFon and VimpelCom will also be able to save on equipment: they are allowed to use the existing infrastructure after the improvements in accordance with the decisions of the Ministry of communications, the FSB, developers of equipment and the operators themselves.

A source in one of the companies admitted to the publication that a new edition of “Spring law” really reduces the cost of operators, but not essential.

The government also accept that the requirements can enter into force 1 July 2018, but a few months later. Market when thinking about moving to October 2018, to get ready.

“Spring package” was adopted in June 2016. Anti-terrorist laws require operators within three years to keep on the territory of Russia information about the facts of reception and transmission of calls, text messages, pictures, sounds and videos. Records of conversations and correspondence must be kept up to 6 months. Law enforcement agencies are entitled to request from operators of customer information, and FSB to require social networks and instant messengers encryption keys.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!