How Google was Punished in Russia

Google has been fined Roskomnadzor 500 thousand rubles. for violation of the Russian legislation – the search engine did not fulfill the requirements of the regulator and did not connect to the system with the register of prohibited Internet resources.

In addition, on the eve it became known about a major leak of data of users of the American company, as a result of which 52 million people were injured.

Google has been fined 500 thousand rubles. for non-compliance with Russian legislation, this is stated in the official press release of Roskomnadzor.

“On Tuesday, December 11, the Office of Roskomnadzor in the Central Federal District, within the framework of its authority, considered the merits of an administrative offense case against Google. The company has not fulfilled the requirements of the law “On Information …” to connect to the federal state information system containing the Register of Banned Internet Resources (FGIS), “said the spokesman for the supervisory agency.

We are talking about the obligatory connection of search engines to FGIS in order to timely exclude from the results of the search output links to Internet pages with prohibited information.

“We received a response from Google, they believe that they comply with the legislation of the Russian Federation – so it is written in the letter. Since we are following their search results and as sites from a single register of prohibited information are present in this list, for us this is irrefutable proof that the corresponding filtering is not performed. In this connection, the case was completed today, and the company was fined 500 thousand rubles, ”said Alexander Zharov, head of Roskomnadzor, during a meeting with journalists.