The blocking is an extreme case of interaction between the state and the company that has violated the legislation. Technically it is a process, not a one-step action. At present, Roskomnadzor is a technical executor of this decision. The protocol used by Telegram is obvious, we can predict what actions will be taken to bypass the blocking. We have our own plan of action and we are going to see it through — Alexander Zharov, Head, Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) .
When we talk about infrastructural solutions on a national scale that have citizens’ interests in mind, I consider the issue of data security to be of fundamental importance. In general, data should fall into the system only with client’ consent, when the client has a clear understanding who did he give that consent to — Olga Skorobogatova, First Deputy Governor, Bank of Russia .
Regulatory requirements are a necessity because they’re dictated by safety. I should note the regulatory capabilities brought forth by the business and Russian producers that allowed us to significantly reduce our expectations under Yarovoy's law. We now expect to reduce our spending by more than 10 times — Anna Serebryanikova, Chief Operating Officer, MegaFon.
The most urgent and debated issue we have now is the firewall technically possible anywhere outside China?" — Ilya Kopelevich, Editor-in-Chief, Business FM .