Roskomnadzor has blocked the social network LinkedIn

Roscomnadzor made in the register of violators of the law on personal data of social network LinkedIn, operators will begin blocking services in Russia Thursday, November 17.

Roskomnadzor has blocked the social network LinkedIn

“On Thursday, Roskomnadzor has sent LinkedIn to the lock operators, in the register of infringers of rights of personal data subjects, they Friday. Today, under the lock get website LinkedIn. The network address of the mobile applications of the service will be added to the upload later,” — said the head of Department Vadim Ampelonskiy.

In the summer of 2016, the Tagansky district court of Moscow passed a decision to block social networks in Russia at the suit of Roscomnadzor. The claims of the Supervisory authority associated with the failure to satisfy the requirements on the localization of storage of personal data Russians in Russia.

“LinkedIn fails to comply with the law on the localization of the storage of personal data, Roskomnadzor is concerned about the repeated instances of leakage of personal data of account holders on LinkedIn,” reads the lawsuit.

Roskomnadzor has blocked the social network LinkedIn

The decision of the first instance from LinkedIn tried to challenge through the court. November 10, the Moscow city court recognized lawful blocking of the social network.

LinkedIn Corporation believe that the social network is not obliged to fulfill the requirements of the Russian legislation. “Users are actually virtual all over the world and there present their personal data,” — said the representative of the defendant.

Social network LinkedIn is for job search and exchange of business contacts. It was more than 400 million people.

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