How Russia tries to censor Western social media

Pressure on social media corporations dates again to 2015, when a legislation got here into drive obliging them to retailer the non-public knowledge of Russian customers on Russian territory and giving the federal government the ability to positive them, or shut them down, for not doing so. None of the Western corporations have complied, which led to the closure of LinkedIn in 2016. Google, Meta and Twitter have collectively been fined greater than $600,000 because the begin of 2020.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button

Adblocker detected! Please consider reading this notice.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading. We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. We do not implement these annoying types of ads! We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising. Please add to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software.