Source Pravda.Ru

Facebook refuses to fulfill Russian laws

The Facebook leaders will not transfer data on the Russian users to Russia, given the law "On personal data".

Representative of the Russian federal service of communications, information technology and mass media Aleksandr Zharov met with the Facebook Director on Public Policy Nordics, Eastern Europe and Russia Thomas Myrup Kristensen.

During the meeting, they discussed a wide range of questions, connected with the new Russian laws, as well as that "On personal data", which is to come into force since 1 September, 2015.

Facebook is reported to take a tough stand, not wishing to store data of the Russian users on the Russian servers. The reason is "economic inexpediency". Beside that, the company does not consider information of its users to be personal data.

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