Recent press reports indicate that a cyber attack disabled the third-party platform used by oil and gas pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners to exchange documents with other customers. This incident and others raise questions about cybersecurity across the U.S. pipeline network.
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On November 10, 2016, Moscow’s Court of Appeal upheld a lower court’s decision that LinkedIn violated Russia’s data localization law requiring Russian personal data to be stored within Russian territory. Roskomnadzor, Russia’s data protection authority, is now set to block access to the social media website across Russia.
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On July 9, 2014, the upper chamber of the Russian Parliament approved a bill that will require companies to store personal data of Russian citizens in Russia. The bill reportedly has been signed into law by President Vladimir Putin and will become effective on September 1, 2016.
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