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Belarus can go without the Internet

Belarus can go without the InternetAfter the Christmas holidays Belarusians will be fined for viewing the "wrong" from the point of view of the state, websites, and avoiding the use of the national segment of the virtual space. Experts argue that this amounts to a ban on the use of the Internet.

Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences, which oblige Belarusians use only those sites that are registered in the national segment of the Internet, will come into force on 6 January 2012. A fine of 40 to 125 dollars in the equivalent threatens those who would try to offer their products and services by placing the information on nebelorusskih sites. In the $ 125 cost a desire to see what is written at the level of the state prohibited sites. The same number of paid Internet service providers, if you do not shut off such sites. If the access points will not be established control over its visitors (subscriber identification devices and users, storing information about them and visited sites), they will have to pay a fine of 20 to 60 dollars equivalent. Monitor the implementation of the new requirements mandated KGB, the Interior Ministry, the SCC and the tax authorities.