Facebook faces fines of another 16 million rubles for refusing to remove prohibited content

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Facebook may be fined another 16 million rubles. for refusing to delete prohibited information at the request of Roskomnadzor. Four administrative protocols against the company today, May 17, registered the judicial area of the magistrate No. 422 of the Tagansky district of Moscow.

The protocols in relation to Facebook are drawn up in accordance with clauses 2 and 4 of Art. 13.41 Administrative Code (violation of the procedure for restricting access to information, access to which is subject to restriction in Russia). The maximum fine for each protocol can be 4 million rubles. No review date has been set yet.

On May 5, the magistrate's precinct # 422 received five protocols against Facebook under Art. 13.41 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation, the company can be fined 20 million rubles. Protocols for refusing to delete prohibited information were also drawn up in relation to Twitter and Google, for 24 million and 20 million rubles. respectively.

In April, the court fined Twitter 8.9 million rubles for refusing to remove calls to teenagers to participate in protests in support of politician Alexei Navalny, VKontakte – 1.5 million, Odnoklassniki – 4 million rubles, TikTok – by 2.6 million rubles.

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