Russian court fines Facebook for failing to delete banned content

Russian court fines Facebook for failing to delete banned content

A Russian court said on Thursday it had fined U.S. technology giant Facebook Inc 17 million roubles (about US$235,000) for failing to delete content which Moscow deems illegal.

FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is pictured in Bordeaux, southwestern France
A Facebook logo is pictured in Bordeaux, southwestern France, on Mar 10, 2016. (Photo: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau)

MOSCOW: A Russian court said on Thursday it had fined U.S. technology giant Facebook Inc 17 million roubles (about US$235,000) for failing to delete content which Moscow deems illegal.

(US$1 = 72.1950 roubles)

(Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; editing by Jason Neely)

Source: Reuters

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