“A chance to create a first free news aggregator”
The founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov intends to create an analogue of “Yandex.News”
The Creator of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov announced the intention to develop a news aggregator, which will not be subject to censorship. About this he wrote in his telegram channel. “We have a chance to create a first in the history of the Internet effective and free news aggregator,” — said Durov.
The founder of Telegram reminded that the Russian security services forced Yandex to give them uncontrolled access to personal data of users. In his opinion, this is part of a trend of pressure on business Russian IT companies.
“Suffice it to recall the history of “Vkontakte” with its nationalization and subsequent “cases of Riposto”. Characteristically, this trend is developing against the background of complete neglecting of the requirements of the Russian authorities the global IT monopoly,” wrote Durov added that the Russian authorities with their hands “cripple the local IT market” themselves squeezed users of foreign resources.
The device of such services as “Yandex.News, impressive technically, but it is limited by censorship and the Russian-speaking market”, said Durov. So he invited the developers of Yandex to participate in the creation of a new service content recommendations, which will further allow you to search news around the world.
“The specialists of “Yandex” who are interested are invited to apply via @jobs_bot (Content Recommendation Engineer). Cash consideration of Telegram incomparably above, than at “Yandex” or Google, but hopefully this will not be the main motivation,” — wrote Durov.
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