Russian operators propose law to force foreign internet companies to share data storage costs

Friday 24 August 2018 | 09:39 CET | News
Russian telecommunications operators have proposed legislation that would oblige foreign internet companies to share the financial burden of a new law on storing data in the country, a draft bill seen by Reuters shows. The legislation would allow Russian operators to claim compensation from foreign internet companies, including social media and messenger services such as Google and Facebook, for compliance with the data storage rules that come into effect from October.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Beeline / Facebook / Google / MegaFon / MTS / Rostelecom / Tele2 Russia / Vimpelcom
Countries: Russian Federation
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