The social network “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”, as well as the postal service “Yandex” and Mail.ru Group was in the preliminary list of non-state resources, access to which can be free. Write about this “Izvestia” with reference to the petition of the Ministry of communications to the operators.
The operators of the “big four” got this list on 20 January at a meeting with Konstantin Noskov, who at that time held the post of acting head of the Department.
The Ministry of communications asked to evaluate visitors consumed these resources traffic. They are divided into four categories: public information resources, social networks, mail services and other important information resources. To use them get even at zero account balance.
The Ministry confirmed the existence of a preliminary list of resources with free access, stressing that it will be supplemented.
“The Agency collects information that may be useful in making specific decisions, considering different options, — noted in the Ministry of communications.
It is noted that the list is provisional. If you find that services from it are not socially significant, they will not be included in the final list. Probably, operators will receive compensation for the free access to such resources.
Last week Vladimir Putin in the message to the Federal Assembly proposed to prepare and implement a project Affordable Internet, ensuring across the country free access to socially significant domestic Internet services.