The St. Petersburg city court overturned the decision to block information resource about cryptocurrency bitcoininfo.ru rendered by the Vyborg district court of Saint-Petersburg in July 2016.
«City court of Petersburg has cancelled the decision of the district court’s recognition of the information posted on the website Bitcoininfo.ru prohibited consideration», – reported in a press-service of the court.
Earlier Russia’s Supreme court sent the case back for appeal consideration in city court of St. Petersburg satisfied the complaint of the owner of the website Nicholas Tonkoshkura, who was not involved in the process and felt that it was illegal. But the appellate court did not consider his statement. He then appealed to the Supreme court, which ordered the St. Petersburg city court to consider his complaint.
«Two years ago, the court at first instance considered the application of the prosecution that on the website about cryptocurrency contains information the dissemination of which in Russia is prohibited. The court ruled that the website was blocked. Now the appellate court reversed the decision and returned the case to the Vyborgsky district court on new consideration» – explained in a press-service of the court.
Now the Vyborg district court of St. Petersburg will consider again the case of a different structure.