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Daily Crunch: Russia fines Google $374M for ‘illegal content’ over its Ukraine invasion


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Well that’s one way to do propaganda: The search engine giant Google was hit with $375 million by Russia for failing to take down certain content, Ivan writes. Much of it was on YouTube and was related to the country’s invasion and subsequent war with Ukraine. The fine came a month after Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecommunication watchdog, warned the company it could face penalties for violating local laws.
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