Google fined 15 mln rubles over refusal to localize Russian users' database
MOSCOW. June 16 (Interfax) - A magistrates' court in Moscow's Tagansky district has found Google guilty of an administrative offense, a repeat refusal to localize the database of Russian users in the Russian territory, an Interfax correspondent reported from the courtroom on Thursday.
"Google LLC is found in violation of an administrative offense and fined 15 million rubles," the judge said.
Google has been found guilty of a repeat failure of an operator gathering personal data to comply with the duty of recording, systematizing, accumulating, and storing personal data of Russian citizens in databases located in the Russian territory.