Russia’s Perm region court blocked many websites. However, these websites describe how to change cryptocurrency for fiat cash. The local prosecutors state that such information is against Russian laws.
The information can also help to hide the origins of illicit funds. Kungur City court blocks crypto-related sites. Beryozovsky district prosecutor’s office has filed a request to take down several internet sites. The websites have details on methods used to cash out Bitcoin. Prosecutors found that the content is against Russian laws.
The decision affected Several websites. But the court did not mention their names. Forklog said that the prosecutor’s office is receiving many requests since the start of the year. One of the requests concerns a YouTube video. The video describes ways of converting Bitcoin to Russian rubles.
The Blocking continues
The Kungur city court decides to control the access. But, the prosecutor’s office did not provide more details. The sites are now on the list of a growing number of crypto-related outlets. However, Russian officials have taken down many crypto-related outlets in the past few years.
Roskomnadzor is a Russian media guard dog. It blocked Bestchange.ru. The site is a crypto exchange tracking website. Moreover, the sites help Russian-speaking users to find the best crypto Fiat exchange rates available.