Reports: Russian authorities make deal with Google
On this Dec. 17, 2018, file picture a lady walks previous Google places of work in New York. Russian information experiences say that Google has agreed with nationwide authorities to delete hyperlinks to web sites banned in Russia. The every day Vedomosti reported Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, that Google has reached an settlement with the Russian state media oversight company, Roskomnadzor, to recurrently obtain up to date lists of banned websites and delete hyperlinks to them upon evaluation. The newspaper says Google has already eliminated about 70 p.c of the banned web sites from its search outcomes. (AP Photograph/Mark Lennihan, File)

Russian information experiences say that Google has agreed with nationwide authorities to delete hyperlinks to web sites banned in Russia.

The every day Vedomosti reported Thursday that Google has reached an settlement with the Russian state media oversight company, Roskomnadzor, to recurrently obtain up to date lists of banned websites and delete hyperlinks to them upon evaluation. The newspaper says Google has already eliminated about 70 p.c of the banned web sites from its search outcomes.

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The RIA Novosti information company quoted Roskomnadzor as saying it has established a “constructive dialogue” with Google.

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Final December, Roskomnadzor fined Google 500,000 rubles ($7,600) for failing to delete hyperlinks to the banned websites. It threatened to chop entry to Google if it fails to adjust to the demand.

“We’re dedicated to enabling entry to data for the good thing about our customers in Russia and around the globe,” Google spokesman Nu Wexler stated. The corporate supplied no additional official remark.

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