Telegram will register with Russia but won't share secure data

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  •   July 31, 2017
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Telegram will register with Russia but won't share secure data

A few days ago, we reported that Russia's communications regulator demanded that messa-inaTele-ram hand over information, including decrypted user messages, or risk being banned from the country. Now, Reuters reports that Telegram has agreed to register with the Russian government but will not hand over any user data or messages. 

Russia claims it needs information from Telegram to put the app on a list of information distributors that officially operate within the country. While Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram, says that the company is happy to register, he refuses to comply with any requests that violate Telegram‘s confidentiality policy. 

A few days ago, we reported that Russia's communications regulato