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Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for not removing banned content

A Russian court said on Tuesday it had fined U.S. social media companies Facebook and Twitter for do not delete content which Moscow deems illegal, as part of a wider Russian crackdown on the Internet and Big Tech. According to a report: The Tagansky District Court said Facebook was fined five times totaling 21 million rubles ($ 287,850). Twitter received two fines totaling 5 million rubles, he said. Popular messaging app Telegram has been fined 9 million rubles, the court said. Moscow’s actions to tighten its control of the internet have included pushing to demand foreign internet companies to open full-fledged offices in Russia and store personal data of Russians on its territory.

Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for not removing banned content

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