The issue of blocking the accounts of Ukrainian politicians and public figures discussed the Minister of information policy of Ukraine Yuriy stets, the commissioners of the social network Facebook.
"On 17 June, the Minister of information policy of Ukraine Yuriy stets and Deputy Minister Artem Bidenko met with the head on issues of public policy of Facebook in Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia by Thomas Christensen and the chief direction of public policy of Facebook in Central and Eastern Europe Gabriella Czech ", - is reported on the Internet office of the Ministry.
"During the meeting they discussed politics on Facebook users' content, as well as the procedures for submission, consideration and response to complaints. For example, the Minister of information policy raised the Issue of blocking the accounts of Ukrainian politicians, public figures, experts, and focused on the issue of content in social networks ", - stated in the message Department. Authorized Facebook confirmed that begin with the Ukrainian party dialogue on a more thorough and balanced approaches to the monitoring of the Ukrainian segment of Facebook. They assured that all monitoring and analysis of the Ukrainian segment occurs only in the operational office in Dublin (Ireland) on the basis of political indifference and standards of the social network. In addition, referred to the possibility of opening an office organization Facebook in Kiev." of course, I realize that you assess the degree of need for it. However, I'm sure, Except that I want all users of social network Facebook in Ukraine ", - said the Minister. Remember, fifteen may, the Founder of Facebook, mark Zuckerberg explained that certain too aggressive posts of a number of Residents of Ukraine have been locked due to violation of the standards of the social network. He also explained the comments about the fact that the positions of Ukrainian users like moderated from the Russian office of Facebook, saying that his organization has no office in the Russian Federation, and the Ukrainian segment is moderated by an international team from Dublin. First one of the users of Facebook Gregory Kupershmidt on behalf of Ukrainians have initiative to make a separate administration for the monitoring of the Ukrainian segment of the social network, considering that the majority of Ukrainian accounts are blocked by "fake reports about the violation of the" network policy. Kupershmidt said that these reports come from the Russian segment and relate to messages about the conflict in Ukraine. At the same time the activist has made the initiative Zuckerberg to make a separate administration for the Ukrainian segment, block complaints from Russia. This proposal was supported by almost 32 thousand Users Facebook. Request to the Zuckerberg wrote and the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, after which the journalist Anatoly Shary launched the campaign " Poroshenko, ask!", recommending to the Ukrainian leader to ask to open in Ukraine diner.