This work is the systematic analysis of legal regulation in the field of protection of interests and the rights of the citizens of Russia against mass media abuses of data protection. The article presents a complex analysis of a system of legal acts (such as information law and some others) governing the legal aspects of the area concerned. It also provides an analysis of different branches of law against the background of the social and legal factors of information impact concerning individuals and society as a whole. The article gives examples of negative information impact. Special attention is paid, firstly, to the psychological danger such information impact is prone with and, secondly, to the drawbacks of the existing means of legal protection. Besides, the article is to make some legal proposals in respect of eliminating the above-mentioned drawbacks.