The court fined Facebook 26 million rubles for failure to remove prohibited content

The magistrate of the judicial district No. 422 of the Tagansky district of Moscow fined Facebook 26 million rubles. for not removing the content banned in Russia, the press service of the Tagansky District Court of the capital reported.

The court found Facebook guilty of violating paragraph 2 of Art. 13.41 Administrative Code. For two offenses, the fine was 4 million rubles, in the remaining six – 3 million rubles.

In March, Roskomnadzor drew up protocols on an administrative offense against Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, Telegram and Youtube in connection with their failure to delete information that involved teenagers in taking part in unauthorized mass events.

Earlier today, the Magistrate’s Court of the Tagansky District of Moscow fined Google 4 million rubles for its refusal to delete information prohibited by Russian law.

On May 17, Roskomnadzor has already called it possible to slow down Facebook and Youtube traffic in Russia if the sites do not take measures to remove content prohibited in the country.



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