MOSCOW, July 13 (Itar-Tass) - Chairman of the presidential council on development of the civil society and human rights Mikhail Fedotov says Russia needs a basic law on the Internet.
“The situation with the legal regulation of the Internet is bad,” he said. Legal initiatives regarding the Internet “are not systematic and are chaotic.”
“We have been using the notions like “the Internet”, “official site,” but those notions are not described legally,” Fedotov said adding legal gaps should be eliminated. “We are lacking a basic law, which could offer notions and limits of the state’s influence.”