However, the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media opposed the FAS initiative to extend competition regulation to developers. According to the Ministry of Communications, the FAS bill may help reduce the competitiveness of domestic IT developers, over regulation, may hinder the country's accelerated digitalization and import substitution policy. They also predict the diversion of patents and inventions abroad and a reduction in the income of IT developers and integrators. Earlier, representatives of the IT industry spoke out against the FAS project. It should be noted that there are no antimonopoly immunities for intellectual rights in any more or less developed economy in the world, except for Russia.