Date: 5 months ago   Category: Internet

Users of VKontakte will have an opportunity to hide the pages from strangers — Rambler News Service


Photo: Natalya of Seliverstov/RIA Novosti of VKontakte will start function of full privacy of personal pages, the managing director of social network Andrey Rogozov has reported. "Within a month we will prepare for start new and, perhaps, the most important reform of privacy for the last few years. We will enter an opportunity to make the profile completely private, having left it open only for friends" — Rogozov has reported. He has specified that within the next two weeks the social network will also remove display of the list of people, repostyashchy records, having kept this function only for their authors. Rogozov has also expressed concern about initiation of legal proceedings for publications on the Internet. At the beginning of August of Mail.ru Group (VKontakte owns) I have suggested to amnesty convicts for likes and reposts on social networks and to decriminalize similar cases in the future. "We see how in many regions of our country there is popular a practice of initiation of legal proceedings on users for likes and reposts on social networks. Often actions of law enforcement agencies obviously don't correspond to potential threat, and their reaction to entries in comments or memes in a tape is unreasonably rigid. We are convinced that the legislation and law-enforcement practice have to be changed. We consider necessary amnesty unfairly of the convicts serving sentence on the corresponding charges and decriminalization of similar cases in the future" — RNS in the company have told.

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