Friday, December 12, 2014

Google to leave Russia - News - Gadgets and Tech - The Independent

Russia's cyber-isolationism expands

"Google is closing its engineering offices in Russia after the country has increased its crackdown on the internet.

New laws that require internet companies to keep all data about Russians inside the country’s borders have led Google to take its engineers from the country and re-locate them elsewhere.

A Google spokesperson told The Independent: “We are deeply committed to our Russian users and customers and we have a dedicated team in Russia working to support them”."
Google to leave Russia - News - Gadgets and Tech - The Independent
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