OREANDA-NEWS. The Magistrates' Court of the Tagansky District of Moscow on December 24 ordered to fine Google 7.2 billion rubles.

The court found the company guilty of committing an administrative offense under Part 5 of Art. 13.41 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation. The exact amount of the fine is 7,221,916,235 rubles.

The verdict is connected with repeated violation of Article 13.41. “Violation of the procedure for restricting access to information ...”.

This is the first time a turnaround fine has been imposed on Google in Russia. Its size depends on the company's revenue. The court had the right to apply a turnover fine to her - from 1/20 to 1/10 of the proceeds for the year preceding the year in which the violation was revealed, but not less than 4 million rubles.

Earlier, on December 7, Google was fined four times in Russia. So the magistrate ordered to fine the company under two protocols for 4 million rubles for failure to remove prohibited content. The court also fined the company under two protocols for not removing links to sites with prohibited information (part 4 of article 13.41 of the Administrative Offenses Code of the Russian Federation) 10 million rubles. Thus, the total amount of Google fines at that time reached 58 million rubles.

Fines were issued for failure to remove prohibited content, including calls to extremism, links to it, as well as refusal to localize personal data of Russians on servers in the Russian Federation.

Prior to that, on December 3, Roskomnadzor reported that 11 fines for a total of 44 million rubles remain unpaid for non-removal of prohibited content from Facebook, and 13 fines from Google to 31.5 million rubles.

At the same time, TikTok paid the assigned fines in full, while Facebook paid eight fines for a total of 26 million rubles. Three fines in the amount of 6 million rubles were paid by Google.