FILE PHOTO: The emblem of Russian web group Yandex is pictured on the firm's headquarter in Moscow, Russia October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Web big Yandex stated on Tuesday it needed to abide by the legislation however to not violate its customers’ privateness within the course of, Interfax information company reported, after a media report stated safety providers had demanded its encryption keys.
The RBC media portal reported earlier on Tuesday that Russia’s Federal Safety Service (FSB) had requested Yandex at hand over the encryption keys for its Yandex.Pochta mail service and Yandex.Disk file internet hosting service.
Yandex has not but complied with the FSB’s request, which was made a number of months in the past, RBC stated.
Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; writing by Tom Balmforth; enhancing by Andrew Osborn