MOSCOW, April 6 (RAPSI) – A magistrate court on Tuesday fined TikTok social network 2.6 million rubles ($34,000) for failure to delete information calling teenagers to participate in illegal actions, RAPSI learnt in the Tagansky District Court’s press office.
Twitter was found guilty of breaching the order of restriction of access to information.
Last week, the court fined Twitter 3.2 million rubles ($42,000) for similar violations.
Earlier, Russia’s communications watchdog Roskomnadzor reminded that after the notification, the platforms failed to block the prohibited information within 24 hours and could face fines ranging from 800,000 to 4 million rubles (10,500 – 54,000). In case of the repeated violation the social network would face an increased fine, according to Russia’s communications watchdog Roskomnadzor.