Russia threatens fines if Apple & Google don’t remove opposition app

A Russian media watchdog reportedly plans to fine Apple and Google if they refuse to remove an opposition leader’s app from their respective app stores.

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Roskomnadzor, a Russian federal organization responsible for minoring and controlling mass media in the country, recently signaled its plans to fine the companies if they don’t remove the app. According to Russian news agency TASS, a decision could be made soon if the companies don’t take action, though the watchdog is not yet at that point.

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