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The deputy called possible damage to Russia from single shutdown of the Internet — Rambler News Service


Photo: globallookpress.com Single short-term disconnection of Russia from the global Internet can cause damage for the sum about $20 billion. With reference to the research Mail.ru Group the deputy of the State Duma Evgeny Revenko reported about it during discussion of the bill of ensuring steady work of RuNet at a meeting of Committee on information policy, technologies and communication of the State Duma. "By the way, It is necessary to tell that experts of Mail.ru conducted a research and found out that one-stage shutdown (from the global Internet — RNS), single, can cause loss in about $20 billion, and it only single" — Revenko reported. He specified that consequences for economy and society in general cannot be counted. In Mail.ru Group refused to comment on results of a research. The State Duma Committee on information policy, technologies and communications recommended to adopt the bill of steady work of RuNet in the first reading. The bill provides creation of infrastructure which will allow to provide operability of the Russian Internet resources in case of impossibility of connection of the Russian telecom operators to foreign root servers. As envisioned by authors, such infrastructure will allow to warn shutdown cases from abroad of access to the Russian websites and also will provide confidentiality of electronic messages between users in Russia.

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