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It became known why YouTube is not blocked in Russia. The authorities do not want to lose a tool for spreading the truth

The head of the Human Rights Council under the President of Russia, Valery Fadeev, said that YouTube should be blocked in Russia for disseminating false information, but in this case, Russia will not be able to use this site to publish the truth.

I want to block YouTube, but how then to promote my understanding, my interpretation, my truth? I don’t have a definitive answer here.

Valery Fadeev

It became known why YouTube is not blocked in Russia.  The authorities do not want to lose a tool for spreading the truth

Fadeev called YouTube a tool for spreading fake information about the military operation in Ukraine. At the same time, if YouTube is blocked, Russia will lose the tool for disseminating “the information that we consider necessary.”

The head of the Federation Council committee on constitutional legislation and state building, Andrey Klishas, ​​in an interview with Izvestia, said that the YouTube service in Russia would be blocked in case of violation of laws.

State Duma deputy from the Crimean region Aleksey Chernyak proposed to legally ban access to YouTube in Russia for at least 10 years. Pyotr Tolstoy, commenting on YouTube’s decision to block the Duma TV channel, called for YouTube to be blocked, and to do it in such a way “so that you can’t log in under any VPN.”

Source: ixbt

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