Russia fines Apple, Google and Zoom for data violation

Russia has imposed penalty on U.S. tech giant Apple, Google and Zoom Video Communications for allegedly refusing to store the data of Russian citizens on Russian territory.
Lenovo Yoga 7i laptopApple was fined 2 million roubles ($34,000), the court in Moscow’s Tagansky district said. Zoom Video fined 1 million roubles.

Ookla, which runs the internet performance tool Speedtest and works with mobile network operators, fined 1 million roubles.

In addition, Alphabet’s Google was ordered to pay 60,000 roubles for a different offence relating to data.