Russia fined WhatsApp and Snap over data storage
[Russia 28th Reuters] - On the 28th, a Russian court decided on the 28th to US Snap, which operates the dialogue app “What's Up” under the umbrella of US Meta Platforms and the photo processing sharing application “Snapchat” I ordered the payment of a fine. The reason is that they refused to store data on Russian users domestically. It was reported by several news agencies. The fine for What's Up is 18 million rubles (30,1255 dollars). A fine of…
Russian court sues WhatsApp, Snapchat owner over data storage violations
Meta Platforms Inc's WhatsApp messenger and Snapchat owner Snap Inc were penalised by Russian court for an alleged refusal to store the data of Russian users domestically.
Russia fines WhatsApp, Snapchat over data storage
LONDON (AP) — Russian regulators have fined chat service WhatsApp and Snapchat for failing to store Russian users’ data on local servers as part of government efforts to control online activity. A Moscow court on Thursday imposed an 18 million ruble, or $300,000, fine on chat service WhatsApp. Disappearing message platform Snapchat was hit with a 1 million ruble penalty. The fines follow a complaint by Russia’s state communications regulator. Th…
Russian court fines Tinder owner for data law violation
MOSCOW : A Russian court fined Match Group, the owner of Tinder dating app, 2 million roubles ($33,280) on Thursday for an alleged failure to store user data within Russia territory, the RIA news agency reported.The fine follows similar steps against Facebook's WhatsApp and Snapchat owner Snap Inc taken