Russia Moves To Ban Online Services That Don’t Store Personal Data In Russia | TechCrunch
The Russian government has moved one step closer towards a “China-like” approach towards Internet services. Last night, the Russian State Duma..
This will be a huge challenge for online data miners like Google and Facebook. And what about messaging companies? How will WhatsApp et al cope with this? Will they have to process their user data in different server centers depending on where the message is sent? Or where it is delivered? We will learn after 2016 when the new legislation takes effect.
For services like PingPal that do not store client data this can in fact come as good news. However, the apps that implement PingPal will still have to consider where to store their data.
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