A Moscow court has fined foreign social networks

Московский суд оштрафовал иностранные соцсети

The world of the Tagansky district court of Moscow has fined the social network Twitter and Facebook for 4 million rubles for failure to comply with the requirements for localization data of the Russians.

Reports about it “New newspaper” with reference to the press service of the Tagansky district court.

Both companies have already been fined for refusing to keep the database of Russian users in Russia – then the amount of the fine amounted to 3 million rubles, then the Russian deputies raised the maximum fine up to 6 million rubles.

It is noted that the court has made a decision under part 8 of article 13.11 of the code of administrative offences of the Russian Federation – “the failure by the operator during the collection of personal data the obligation to preserve personal data of Russian citizens using databases located on the territory of Russia”.

The law on storage of personal data is valid from September 2015. Lawmakers ordered the company to store and process personal data of Russian citizens on the territory of the country. LinkedIn, the social network refused to comply with these requirements and in November 2016 godee made in the register of violators of personal data act. Access to her site in Russia was blocked.

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