MOSCOW, March 18Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law specifying the list of information that owners of technological communication networks must provide at the request of law enforcement agencies, the document is published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
Changes are being made to the law “On Communications”.
The document introduces the obligation of owners or other owners of technological communication networks that have an autonomous system number to store for three years on the territory of the Russian Federation and provide authorized state bodies engaged in operational-search activities or ensuring the security of the Russian Federation, information on the facts of acceptance, transmission, delivery, processing voice information, text messages, images, sounds, video or other electronic messages, other information about the interaction of users of information systems and programs, as well as information about these users.
The Government of the Russian Federation is vested with the authority to establish the composition of information to be stored, the place and rules for its storage, the procedure for its provision, as well as the procedure for monitoring the activities of owners or other owners of technological communication networks related to storage the specified information.
The law comes into force on September 1, 2023.