Правовое регулирование тайны связи в информационном обществе
The article is devoted to the regulation of communication privacy, which is not only a guarantee of the individual right to confidentiality, privacy, but also a necessary condition for the collective good-freedom of speech, trust in communication services, which is essential for the formation of the information society.
The right to communication privacy with the advent of new communication technologies is being transformed and expanded, which requires updating and harmonization of the legal framework. In this regard, the purpose of the research is to reveal problems and contradictions in the updating legal regulation of communication privacy, including by analyzing of legislation and existent scientific approaches to the content of communication privacy, description of mechanisms for both ensuring and limiting communication privacy, as well as interaction of legal entities regarding communication privacy. There have been considered the relationship between Russian and European legislation, which regulate communication privacy (ePrivacy) in this paper. The research methodology is represented by such methods as dialectical, analysis, analogies, formal-legal, comparative methods of research activity.
The research demonstrates different approaches to determining the content of the right to communication privacy, expanding the range of professional subjects of communication privacy, and "loosening " the mechanisms for limiting this right in the direction of its expansion in the context of interrelations between subjects of legal relations concerning communication privacy.