Sep 272014
 September 27, 2014  Posted by  Business, Govt, Non-U.S.

Roland Oliphant reports:

Twitter, Gmail and Facebook have been warned they must comply with controversial Internet legislation in Russia, raising fears that Western social networks could be blocked from the country.

On the orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the three Internet giants have been given until January to register with authorities and establish servers inside Russia or face “administrative sanctions,” Maxim Ksenov, the deputy head of Roskomnadzor, the federal agency responsible for communications said.

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