Internet Ombudsman Dmitry Marinichev has proposed that Russians’ personal data be stored abroad with the owners’ permission, Izvestia newspaper writes on Wednesday.
The ombudsman has sent a letter with this proposal to President Vladimir Putin.
In July 2014, Putin signed a law requiring foreign online companies that sell plane tickets and consumer goods in Russia, as well as social networking sites, to store Russians’ personal data only in Russia. The law will take effect on September 1.
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