Russia starts blocking LinkedIn website after court ruling

November 18, 2016

Russia's communications regulator ordered public access to LinkedIn's website to be blocked on Thursday to comply with a court ruling that found the social networking firm guilty of violating a data storage law. LinkedIn (LNKD.N), which has its headquarters in the United States, is the first major social network to be blocked by Russian authorities, setting a precedent for the way foreign Internet firms operate. It has over 6 million registered users in Russia.

 Read more at: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-linkedin-idUSKBN13C0RN



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