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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The opposition leader has filed a lawsuit against journalists who accused him of eavesdropping

Social activist Maxim Katz intends to prove through court that he had not listened to the users of its site dedicated to the elections to the municipal Council of the capital. He’s going to punish the ruble several publications reporting this “sensational” news. The journalists cited the anonymous programmers who discovered a special program to activate the microphone on the device from which you ran the log on the website of the opposition.

Maxim Katz. Photo: facebook.com

As it became known “MK” in the end of last year one of the bloggers said that on the portal of the former State Duma Deputy Dmitry Gudkov, and political analyst Maxim Katz was embedded with secret codes, hidden from view of the street. These scripts are automatically included microphones on laptops users. So the opposition could collect dirt on all visitors. And all the records went to a special server and stored there. Thus, going to the dirt on the right person. After all, every candidate started on the website your account by providing your personal data. Experts have suggested that the opposition, using hidden methods, collecting signatures for participation in elections.

– This is complete nonsense. We want to prosecute all mass media that spread this false information. One of my suits on protection of honor and dignity and business reputation had already begun to consider the court – said “MK” Maxim Katz.

At the same time, the Basmanny court confirmed the claim of the opposition. “The plaintiff demands to refute published information and recover from the defendant compensation for moral harm in 100 thousand roubles”, – told “MK” the press-Secretary of the Juno Tsarev.

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