In the state Duma called for a ban Facebook advertising activities in Russia



Facebook advertising activity in Russia should be prohibited, as the company does not comply with the legislation of the Russian Federation. This initiative was made by a member of the Duma Committee on information policy, Anton Gorelkin. It was quoted by RIA Novosti on Wednesday, may 27.

According to the Deputy, the head of the company mark Zuckerberg finds Russian laws non-binding. Gorelkin cites the example of an unpaid fine in the amount of four million rubles for the failure of Facebook to place their servers with personal data of Russians in Russia.

“Need to use my understanding of the bill of important resources — the ban on advertising Facebook in Russia. Tools, how to do it, we have enough, and most importantly, these tools will be really effective,” he said.

Gorelkin said that the specific mechanism of the advertising prohibition for the company to be worked out. According to him, should study the experience of European countries.

In February, a Russian court fined the company Facebook and Twitter four million rubles each for violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of personal data.

The penalty for failure to keep to the territory of Russia of personal data for legal entities ranges from one to six million rubles.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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