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Facebook, Twitter fined ₹44L each over data law breach in Russia

A Russian court fined social media sites Facebook and Twitter 4 million roubles (over ₹44 lakh) each on Thursday for their failure to comply with a 2014 Russian data law, the news agency reported.

14th February 2020 | 01:09 PM (IST)
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A Russian court fined social media company Facebook 4 million roubles ($62,922) on Thursday for its failure to comply with a Russian data law, the RIA news agency reported.

The Tagansky District Court in Moscow fined Facebook for its refusal to put its server holding data about Russian citizens on Russian territory, after earlier handing Twitter an identical fine for the same offence.

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14th February 2020 | 01:09 PM (IST)
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