The judicial department of the magistrate of the Tagansky district of Moscow registered a new administrative protocol drawn up against Telegram for refusing to delete prohibited information. The protocol was drawn up in accordance with part 2. of article 13.41 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation. The messenger faces a fine of 800 thousand to 4 million rubles. As TASS explained in court, the meeting is scheduled for 14:30 on November 8.
On September 14, the court fined Twitter, Facebook and Telegram 35 million rubles. The total amount of fines for Telegram reached 35 million rubles, Twitter – more than 45 million rubles, Facebook – more than 80 million rubles. On September 16, Roskomnadzor announced that it could apply turnover fines against these companies.
In addition, the Association for the Protection of Copyright on the Internet (representing the interests of Eksmo-AST, Azbuka-Atticus, Alpina Publisher and other publishers) appealed to Roskomnadzor with a request to bring Telegram to justice for not deleting prohibited information. The publishers accused Telegram of not removing pirated copies of books and blocking the channel distributing them in violation of the court's interim measures.
About the struggle of book publishers with Telegram – in the material “Kommersant” “In court they will listen to audiobooks.”