The Russian BTC test let the government revoke access restrictions decided to sue
According to reports, bitcoin news website BTCsec.com and exhibition company Smile Expo attended the hearing, after the Russian government announced that it would limit 6 bitcoin related sites, 2 of which are still being stopped by the government.
Smile Expo argued that their website is only for information about communication meeting, in general does not involve encryption currency, thus negating the official statement. In contrast, BTCsec thought that should not stop people free to discuss technical topics in digital currency.
Ivan Kyrgyzstan (Ivan Tikhon), Hong BTCsec’s representative, he said in Russian bitcoin news website in an interview with Forklog, in his view of the Russian government is illegal.
The Russian government has been blacklisted bitcoin website today went to court, trying to get the government to remove restrictions on access to these sites decided.
“The current encryption currency in Russia has not been banned, so there is no reason to say that information about them will not spread in the territory of Russian Federation,” he said.
It is reported that the hearing was held in the Sverdlovsk district court hearing, the follow-up will be carried out in May 15th.