“VKontakte” promised to block the “suicidal” public

The Federal service for supervision of consumer rights protection and human welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) asked the administration of social network “Vkontakte” on your own block group containing prohibited information about suicides. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the Ministry.

“At the request of Rospotrebnadzor “Vkontakte” promises to block suicidal public servers independently, in parallel with the preparation of the official conclusions of the experts, and place in closed pages phone numbers of emergency psychological aid for teenagers”, — stated in the message service.

Earlier official representative of the Federal service for supervision in the sphere of Telecom, information technologies and mass communications (Roskomnadzor) Vadim Ampelonskiy told RBC that the Agency will verify the information contained in the investigation of “Novaya Gazeta” of the “Group of death”.

The investigation was the number of “Novaya Gazeta” on may 16. Observer publishing Galina mursalieva, along with relatives who have committed suicide students uncovered a network of private groups in social network “Vkontakte”, in which the children were inclined to suicide through quests. Material from “the New newspaper” it follows that from November 2015 to April 2016 to 130 underage users, which consisted in these groups, committed suicide.