Tag Archives: Russia

Russia Set to Block Access to LinkedIn

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.… Continue Reading

Data Localization in a Chinese Context

In a recent article published in the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Privacy Perspectives, Hunton & Williams partner Manuel Maisog explains why lessons from China's past show that its future should have little room for data localization. This blog entry provides a link to the full article.… Continue Reading

Russia Enacts Amendments to Data Privacy Law

On July 25, 2011, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed amendments to Russia's personal data privacy law. Among other things, the amended law imposes new rules on transferring personal data outside of Russia. … Continue Reading