Google was fined 15 million roubles (£164000) on Tuesday for repeated refusal to store Russian users data in server inside Russia a Moscow court said.
Russia is repeatedly clashed with foreign technology companies over content censorship data and local representation. This has been going on ever since Moscow sent it’s armed forces into Ukraine in February 2022. Google Russian subsidiary has been under pressure in Russia primarily for two reasons , firstly for failing to delete content that Moscow deems illegal and secondly for restricting access to some Russian media on YouTube .
In August the US tech giant was ordered to pay a 3 million fine for failing to delete allegedly false information about war in Ukraine .
WRITTEN BY: VARSHA K , COLLEGE NAME: SDM LAW COLLEGE MANGALORE, A 8th SEMESTER LEGAL JOURNALISM INTERN AT, LEGAL VIDHIYA
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