Roskomnadzor could block Facebook in 2018

Facebook in 2018 may stop its work in Russia, if you do not fulfill the law on personal data localization. This September 26th said the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov, reports «Interfax».

According to him, the social network may repeat the fate of Linkedin, which was blocked in August 2016.

Zharov added that for the decision of this question has a time limit and they are met. The head of Roskomnadzor does not consider Facebook a unique service – «there are other social networks».

He noted that Twitter has already identified the period of localization of personal data (mid 2018), and called it «a position of good will.»

In September 2015, came into force amendments to the law «On personal data». According to him, any Russian or foreign company, focused on work with Russian users, must ensure recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, specification of personal data of Russian citizens using databases located on the territory of the Russian Federation.

Roskomnadzor could block Facebook in 2018 26.09.2017

Сентябрь 26th, 2017 by
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