Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 19:20 (GMT+7)
Russia has fined video streaming platform Twitch and social community TikTok for failing to take away content material that violates Russian regulation banning the unfold of pretend info.
In response to Vietnamplus, on October 4, a courtroom in Moscow (Russia), fined the video streaming platform Twitch 4 million rubles ($68,000) for not eradicating content material that violates Russian regulation on banning transmission. unfold faux information.
Twitch, which belongs to the US-based mum or dad firm Amazon, was not instantly out there for remark. Earlier, earlier this 12 months, Twitch was additionally fined 3 million rubles for a similar cause.
As well as, Twitch can be at risk of dealing with two new penalties, as much as 8 million rubles for not eradicating false info that Russia considers unlawful.
On the identical day, the identical courtroom additionally fined social community TikTok 3 million rubles for not eradicating content material that violates Russian regulation that prohibits the dissemination of data associated to non-traditional values. At present, Tiktok, belonging to the mum or dad firm ByteDance based mostly in China, has not commented on the above info.
Beforehand, Russia additionally fined many different international expertise corporations for breaking the regulation in Russia. In response to VOV, on July 12, a Moscow courtroom fined US expertise company Apple 2 million rubles ($33,900) for allegedly refusing to retailer Russian consumer knowledge on its territory.