Violation of personal data law; whats app facing proceedings in Russia

by Technology | 31-07-2021 | 1924 views

Russia on Friday set out administrative proceedings against Facebook's and whatsapp for failure to localise data of Russian users on Russian Territory.

There was no immediate comment from Facebook, a day earlier a Russion Court was fined Google 3 million Roubles for violating personal data legislation and also registered administrative proceedings against Facebook and Twitter the same offence.

The cases are mostly part of the wider spat over Russia and Big tech that Moscow routinely fining social media giants for failing to remove banned content and seeking to compel foriegn tech to open firms to open offices in Russia.

Whatsapp could be fined between 1 million 6 million Roubles on violation of Law.

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