In accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, the personal data of Russian citizens must be stored on the territory of the country.
Facebook may terminate in 2018 its work in Russia, if you do not fulfill the law on personal data localization.
The journalists said the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov.
“The law is mandatory for all. In any case, we will ensure that the law was fulfilled, or the company will cease to operate on the territory of the Russian Federation, as, unfortunately, happened with Linkedin. There are no exceptions,” – said Zharov.
He added that the solution to this problem has a time limit and they are met.
The law On personal data States that personal data of Russian citizens must be stored on the territory of the country.
“We will ensure that 242 law No. company Facebook have been met. In 2018 everything will be fine”, – said Zharov. He explained that the deadline for this problem set, and they will be met.
“We are well aware that Facebook has a significant number of users on the territory of the Russian Federation, on the other hand, we understand that this is not a unique service, there are other social networks,” – said Zharov.
He said that the company’s position is that they are considering options for how they will fulfill the law, official letters, they did not. “In our audit plan in this area until the end of 2017 Facebook page, no, in 2018 we will think, maybe will check,” – said Zharov.
He recalled that the company Twitter has already identified the period of localization of personal data by mid – 2018. “We proceed from the position of goodwill, because the company wrote us an official letter, so up to this point we test will not. But after that point – right and check” – said Zharov.
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