October 19, 2021
Technology

Russia gives Google 24 hours to delete unwanted content

The Russian communications’ watchdog Roskomnadzor has given Google 24 hours to delete unwanted content failing which it would fine Google.

(Picture: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Russia’s communications watchdog Roskomnadzor on Monday gave Google one day to remove prohibited or wanted content.
  • The watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said it had sent more than 26,000 calls to Google to remove illegal information.
  • Moscow has already placed a punitive slowdown on US social network Twitter for not deleting banned content.

Russia’s communications watchdog Roskomnadzor on Monday gave Google 24 hours to delete what it called prohibited content failing which it would fine the tech giant and said Moscow could eventually slow down the company’s traffic in the country. Russia has already placed a punitive slowdown on US social network Twitter for not deleting banned content, part of a push by Moscow to rein in Western…

Read full article here: www.indiatoday.in