LinkedIn is now being blocked in Russia

Russia’s communications regulator has started to block LinkedIn in the country after a court ruling found the firm guilty of violating data laws.

Roskomnadzor issued a short statement that cited the August decision of the Moscow District Court to block LinkedIn to protect Russian internet users’ data. The ruling was upheld by Moscow city court on Nov. 10.

In a statement to Mashable, LinkedIn confirmed the block:

“LinkedIn’s vision is to create economic opportunity for the entire global workforce. We are starting to hear from members in Russia that they can no longer access LinkedIn,” a spokesperson said. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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