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LinkedIn Social Network Faces Block In Russia After Moscow Court Ruling

November 18, 2016

The business-focused global social network LinkedIn faces being blocked
in Russia after a court ruled that it broke a new Russian law on data
storage. The new law is contained within surveillance legislation signed by President Vladimir Putin in July 2014. Eva Galperin, from the U.S.-based nongovernmental Electronic Frontier
Foundation (EFF), says non-Russia-based messaging services and
social-media platforms cannot reasonably comply with Russia's new laws
because of the prohibitive costs of new servers to store the enormous
amounts of data required.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Radio Free Europe

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