VKontakte refused to transmit user data

ВКонтакте отказалась передавать данные пользователей

Vkontakte refused to cooperate with the National Bureau of credit histories Russia

Vkontakte was considering the possibility of cooperation with NCB. However, did not come in a format that would not violate the principles of data protection.

The Russian company, Vkontakte refused to transfer the user data of the National Bureau of credit histories (NBCH). About managing Director of the social network Andrew Rogozov reported on the personal page.

In particular, Rogozov said that the development team Vkontakte appealed NBCH with a proposal for cooperation. The Bureau intended to use open data users to analyze the accounts of the borrowers.

“We really considered the possibility of cooperation with the NCB, but did not come in a format that would not run counter to the principles of Vkontakte for data protection,” said managing Director of the social network.

According to him, the social network came to the decision to refuse such cooperation. Rogozov also said that the developers “plan to simplify access to public data users” and will deal with unauthorized access technical and legal methods.

“We support the openness of the Internet, but also believe that everyone has the right to decide what information to share”, he added.

Earlier it was reported that the messenger of Viber in Russia can be taken the same measures, which came Telegram, if the intelligence agencies do not have access to the encryption keys.

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