Roskomnadzor has blocked one of the largest online platforms for the sale of handicrafts, Etsy, in the Russian Federation. On this drew attention of Roskomsvoboda.
At the same time, the RKN entered into the register of prohibited distribution only the page on which fake products of the Italian fashion house Gucci were sold. However, due to the fact that the creators of the site used the HTTPS protocol, which does not allow hiding pages to a point, the site was completely blocked.
In the social network “VKontakte” the press service of the RKN statedthat the site is unblocked only after the removal of prohibited information.
A page with advertisements for the sale of Gucci replicas was included in the list of prohibited ones after the decision of the Oktyabrsky court of Tambov. Judge Aksana Ermakova listened to the arguments of the prosecutor, who stated that one of the platform’s pages contains information “with advertising and sale of accessories of a well-known brand with delivery within the Russian Federation.”