Friday, May 20, 2022
name of Prensa Latina
Bandera inglesa
English Edition
name of Prensa Latina



Russian president signs law on regulation of ICT companies

Russian president signs law on regulation of ICT companies

Moscow, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that obliges large foreign Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) companies to open legal representations in the country, it was reported on Thursday.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
Share on email

The law requests that telecom giants with more than 500,000 users a day open representative offices or establish legal entities in Russia in their name as of January 1, 2022, the legal information website informed this Thursday.

The law introduces a set of measures to oblige ICT companies to comply with the national legislation, among them to inform their users about the regulations to avoid violations over the internet, among others.

The new code will be extended to web hosting providers, advertising platforms, social media and other data and information dissemination systems on the internet, the official website of parliament stated.

The new regulations will mainly affect Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Google, YouTube, WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, among other companies, some accused of not deleting contents prohibited by the Russian law or blocking the country’s media.

The Russian Government, the Bank of Russia, and the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service supported the law.


name of Prensa Latina

| Text SMS to 8100 with content PL
Receive 4 mesages x 25 cup

© 2016-2021 Prensa Latina
Latin American News Agency

Radio – Publications  – Videos – News by the minute.
All Rigts Reserved.

St. E No 454 , Vedado,  Habana, Cuba.
Phones: (+53) 7 838 3496, (+53) 7 838 3497, (+53) 7 838 3498, (+53) 7 838 3499
Prensa Latina © 2021 .

Web Site developed by IT Division  Prensa Latina.