Russian Politician Builds ‘Wikipedia‘ Of ‘toxic content‘ Including LGBT Rights – PinkNews

Russian tech entrepreneur and politician Igor Ashmanov. (TASS through Getty/ Anton Novoderezhkin)

A politician and entrepreneur in Russia is constructing a Wikipedia-style official “catalogue” of “poisonous content material”. And sure, it consists of homosexual folks.

Igor Ashmanov is a Russian tech entrepreneur who can be co-chair of the Nice Fatherland political get together and sits on Russia’s Human Rights Council.

In accordance with RT, on Monday (22 November), Ashmanov mentioned he had created a “catalogue” of “poisonous content material” that he was planning on presenting to president Vladimir Putin on the subsequent assembly of the Human Rights Council.

He described it as being modelled in an analogous strategy to Wikipedia, and mentioned it could categorise content material into completely different ranges of toxicity and mark them once they seem on the web.

Ashmanov mentioned the aim of {the catalogue} was to flag poisonous content material for web customers in Russia, even when the subject material received’t be banned “any time quickly”.

Matters within the catalogue will embrace LGBT+ content material, violence, radical feminism, bestiality, “child-free existence” and the “risks” of vaccinations.

Ashmanov mentioned he had already mentioned the plan with the chair of the Human Rights Council, Valery Fadeev, and added: “Making a registry of poisonous content material is a strategy to do one thing about this gray space.”

{The catalogue} would require cooperation from service suppliers and social media networks in Russia.

Fadeev advised Moscow newspaper Vedomosti: “Censorship is forbidden in Russia,

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