Twitter in Russia has Already been Fined 27.9 Million Rubles
OREANDA-NEWS. According to the decisions of the magistrate of the judicial district No. 422 of the Tagansky district of Moscow, Twitter must pay 27.9 million rubles for not removing the prohibited content. The press secretary of the Tagansky District Court, Zulfiya Gurinchuk, told RIA Novosti.
As reported by Roskomnadzor, protocols on Twitter and other social networks concern posts calling for recent uncoordinated protests.
On Thursday, the court reviewed six protocols and imposed six fines totaling 19 million rubles. Earlier, according to three protocols, the court appointed 8.9 million. Thus, the total amount of fines amounted to 27.9 million rubles.
"Twitter Inc was found guilty under part 2 of article 13.41 of the Administrative Code (" Failure to remove information, access to which should be limited ")," - explained the spokesman.
In addition, according to the agency, the court imposed multimillion-dollar fines on Google, Facebook and Telegram for similar violations.
Fines of up to 8 million rubles are stipulated for not deleting information with calls for extremism, child pornography and methods of making and using drugs. For repeated refusal to remove such content, the penalty can be one-fifth of the company's total annual revenue.
Earlier radio Sputnik reported that Google was fined a large sum for not removing prohibited content.