Re: Russian idn.idn coming soon says Russia's Minister of Telecommunications
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2 September last online conference the Minister of Communications and Mass Communications of Russia Shchegoleva IO The organizers - the Ministry of Communications and Mass Communications and Coordination Center Domain RU - were not mistaken in their expectations: the popular portal Mail.Ru provided quite representative map concerns included 4200 RUnet users, from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok and abroad. Since the medium of communication was chosen as the Internet, it was expected that a significant number of issues connected to the network side. An analysis of thematic categories emerged that more than 40% of the total number of questions were devoted to the «Internet inequality», the future of Skype, Internet Governance, requests to make the Internet accessible to all segments of the population.
Questions and complaints of citizens confirmed not the most cheerful picture of Internet development in the regions, often called «Web inequality» or the «digital divide». Review of the cost of broadband services to regions of Russia demonstrates: prices are going down there, where there is competition. Replying to questions, Igor Shchegolev reported that inter-regional member companies of the JSC «Svyazinvest», are already planning steps to reduce tariffs for access to the Internet. On Web sites, MRCs before the end of September will sections for feedback, where users can express their wishes to the work of companies, said the Minister.
Among the issues that concern users already obzhivshihsya the web, not least the theme «clean» your favorite medium of communication, its efficiency and security. «We have received yet another confirmation of the fact that social activities of the Coordination Center RU domain is extremely relevant. « Support hotlines to combat illegal content and active participation in social initiative «Date Safer Internet», - this is quite material response to alarm users who are not indifferent to the experiences of children on the Internet », - said Mikhail Yakushev, Chairman of the Coordination Center domain RU.
A separate group of questions (more than 5%) was devoted to the problems of spam, cybersquatting, protection against viruses and pornography. The Minister drew attention to the problem of cybersquatting in new Cyrillic space. Russia is not so acute, because Russia is not so acute, because the Coordinating Center should be a priority of registration procedures that involve weighing the interests of owners of trade marks and public authorities. To this end, priority registration will continue for four months.
«When the service was established, which will really punish those who vtyuhivaet pornoreklamu on harmless sites?» «And what about our children ?..», worried users. Shchegolev recalled that the Ministry supported the initiative of the public «Year Safer Internet in Russia», which is precisely aimed at combating such phenomena. Received over 3000 hits, which carried out work with providers and content providers. «We look forward to supporting Internet users to actively use the hot line to report the negative content of such», - said the Minister.
Members are actively interested in the possibility of obtaining services of state organs via the Internet, asked about the identification of users and prospects of digital signatures. The Minister said that in 2010 it is planned to run dozens of services to obtain official documents in electronic form - via the Internet. «To obtain not only information but also to official documents, certificates, statements, without coming into the state institutions - what we call« electronic government ». It is clear that the rate of transition to such services depends on the state of electronic systems departments, and the availability of the Internet for citizens. We expect that it will simplify the lives of our citizens will make the state apparatus more efficient », - said Igor Shchyogolev.
«When is it will be possible to write in Russian, - websites, addresses, e-mail?», - Asked the Minister. Minister pleased users of the near-term launch of the Cyrillic top-level domain, which will allow the Russian-speaking users to fully use the Internet in their native language. The professional community also received from the Minister of unambiguous signals of support for traditional democratic principles of self-regulation of the Internet. From the standpoint of the Ministry of separate law on the Internet is not required, and the Ministry of works, the Council on the use and development of information and telecommunications network the Internet in Russia.
Director of the Coordination Center of the RU domain Andrei Kolesnikov said: «We are pleased that the Coordinating Center was made by the coordinator of this project: Minister of the most innovative use of the Internet industry for its immediate purpose, and besides, we have received confirmation of the relevance of those ideas on which the Coordinating Center works in During the past year: the reliability and security of the Internet, launching a national Cyrillic domain. Russia, the problem of Internet governance - these issues really care about our customers ».
Rating issues Segment connection
Internet - 42,5%
Telephony - 19,5%
Mob.svyaz - 11%
Postal service - 6%
Digital TV - 4%
Satellite communications - 2%
Other - 15%
The Minister confirmed that all the specific needs of the citizens will be undertaken in the respective departments Minkomsvyazi. «Coordination Center justified its name, we liked this project as an effective channel of communication with consumers - says a spokesperson for the Minister Elena Lashkina. - We plan to develop this channel of communication between users of our departments and representatives of business, because we believe that after such events can we expect concrete action by all stakeholders connectedness of the country ».