Google paid a fine of 3 million rubles for refusing to transfer servers to Russia

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Google paid a fine of 3 million rubles for refusing to transfer servers to Russia

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The American IT giant Google has paid a fine of 3 million rubles for violating the law regarding the localization of personal data of users. According to Russian law, for a systematic refusal to comply with the requirements of Roskomnadzor, a company can receive an administrative protocol providing for a multimillion-dollar turnover fine – up to 10% of the country's revenue.

As reported with reference to Roskomnadzor “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, Google received a fine for refusing to transfer servers to Russia in August 2021, then it was decided to fine WhatsApp (owned by Facebook) for 4 million rubles.

Earlier, Roskomnadzor fined Facebook and Twitter 15 million and 17 million rubles, respectively, for repeated violation of the requirement to localize personal data. In 2020, they were also prosecuted and received fines of 4 million rubles each. However, Facebook paid for it, but Twitter did not.

It is noted that since the beginning of 2021, the court has several times brought the company to administrative responsibility for not removing prohibited content: Facebook was fined 70 million rubles, Telegram – 35 million rubles, Twitter – 38.4 million rubles, Google – 32.5 million rubles, TikTok – 4.1 million rubles, Odnoklassniki – 4 million rubles, VKontakte – 3 million rubles. The last two social networks paid the sum in full.

Earlier, “Secret” wrote that the state administration for regulating the Chinese market fined the country's largest food delivery service Meituan $ 533 million.

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