Russia fined Google 3 million roubles ($41,017) for violating individual data legislation, Google’s initial fine for that offence, Moscow’s Tagansky District Courtroom reported.
Google confirmed the great and offered no further comment.
The penalty will come amid a broader standoff in between Russia and Massive Tech, with Moscow routinely fining social media giants for failing to take out banned content material and in search of to compel international tech companies to open offices in Russia.
Condition communications regulator Roskomnadzor said last thirty day period that Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., could be fined up to 6 million roubles for not storing the individual info of Russian customers in databases on Russian territory.
Russia has formerly fined Google for not deleting banned articles. Google has also irked the Russian authorities by blocking some YouTube accounts owned by professional-Kremlin figures and media.