Moscow. May 25. INTERFAX.RU – The Magistrates' Court of the Tagansky District of Moscow on Tuesday found Facebook guilty of committing eight administrative offenses and imposed a fine on the company in the amount of 26 million rubles.
“By the judgments of the magistrate of the judicial district No. 422 of the Tagansky district of Moscow, Facebook was found guilty of committing eight administrative offenses, two of which the organization was assigned a fine of 4 million rubles for each offense, six – a fine of 3 million rubles for each offense,” – Zulfiya Gurinchuk, press secretary of the Tagansky court, told Interfax.
Under the imputed article, Facebook was threatened with fines totaling up to 32 million rubles.
The company was found guilty under Part 2 of Art. 13.41 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation. The punishment for this offense provides for a fine from 800 thousand to 4 million rubles.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Moscow Magistrates' Court fined Google 6 million rubles for information that was not deleted. Also in early March, Mail.ru was fined 4 million rubles for a similar offense committed by its Odnoklassniki social network. Later, Twitter was fined for 8.9 million rubles, Telegram for 5 million rubles, and TikTok for 2.5 million rubles.
As previously reported in Roskomnadzor, since February 11, the service has drawn up administrative protocols in relation to various social networks that have not removed or untimely removed calls, including to minors, to participate in unauthorized actions.