Russia slaps Google and Meta with massive fines

//Russia slaps Google and Meta with massive fines

Russia slaps Google and Meta with massive fines

A Moscow court on Friday slapped Google with a nearly US$100 million fine and also fined Facebook’s parent company Meta US$27 million over their failure to delete content banned by local law, as Russia seeks to step up pressure on technology giants.The Tagansky District Court ruled that Google repeatedly neglected to remove the banned content, and ordered the company to pay an administrative fine of about 7.2 billion roubles (about US$98.4 million).Google said it would study the court documents…

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By | 2021-12-24T19:50:02+00:00 December 24th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Russia slaps Google and Meta with massive fines