The law will come into force on 1 November.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on “sovereign Internet”. The document published on the official portal of legal information in Russia. The law will come into force on 1 November 2019.
It involves the creation of infrastructure that will ensure smooth operation of the Russian Internet resources, if cut off from foreign services.
Now Telecom operators in Russia are obliged to install on their network is a special equipment with which Roskomnadzor in the case of threat will be able to manage the routes the Internet traffic. It is expected that this equipment will filter the traffic by blocking access to banned in Russia sites.
The authors of the law said that law enforcement will need 20 billion rubles. The cost of Telecom operators on the execution of the law promise to compensate the state budget.