Russian Court Penalizes YouTube, Twitter Again - Read Why

  • A Russian court has penalized U.S. internet giant Alphabet Inc's GOOG GOOGL Google 3 million roubles ($41,000) for refusing to remove banned content from YouTube, Reuters reports.
  • The Russian court has also punished social media network Twitter, Inc TWTR with 3 million roubles ($41,000) for not removing banned content from its site.
  • Also Read: Facebook, Apple, Google Ban Their Products and Services In Russia
  • Twitter failed to delete content banned in Russia, including posts with instructions on making Molotov cocktails.
  • Previously the country had fined the companies for similar reasons.
  • Price Action: TWTR shares traded higher by 0.12% at $48.70 in the premarket on the last check Thursday.
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