American video-conferencing platform Zoom has also been fined one million rubles. He was also found guilty of not storing local data in Russia. These actions are being seen in the context of the Russo-Ukraine war.
Russia fined American tech company Apple 20 lakh rubles (about Rs 27.20 lakh). There were allegations that he did not store personal data of Russian citizens on servers made in Russia. This is the first time Apple has been fined in Russia.
The fine, imposed by the Tagansky district court here, is part of Russia’s recent crackdown on tech companies from Western countries. American video-conferencing platform Zoom has also been fined one million rubles. He was also found guilty of not storing local data in Russia. These actions are being seen in the context of the Russo-Ukraine war. These American companies are constantly adopting an anti-Russian stance. In response, Russia has banned Facebook and Instagram for spreading illegal content, while Twitter has been blocked.
Disputes that started in February… After the start of the Russo-Ukraine war on 24 February, things have changed. Apple shuts down its Apple Pay services in Russia. The sale of products and other services were also stopped. agency
Apple told Russian mass communications regulatory agency Roskonadzor in December 2018 that it was storing personal data of local citizens in Russia in accordance with Russian law enacted in 2014. In February this year, Apple became the first company to set up a Russian office of its executives, which was required by the new rules.
- Russia imposed fines of 20 million rubles on vacation rental company Airbnb, video streaming company Twitch, photo platform Pinterest.
- Blocked professional networking site LinkedIn for not storing data in Russia itself.
- By releasing a list of 600 tech companies, the Russian government told that they are following local laws, the rest of the companies should also learn from them.