Beiten Burkhardt

New Regulation on Collection of Information on Websites Users, June 2014

A new law (Federal Law of the Russian Federation dated 5 May 2014 No. 97-FZ “On Amending the Federal Law “On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection” and Certain Laws of the Russian Federation Regarding Questions of Regulation the Exchange of Information by Means of Information and Telecommunications Networks”) (hereinafter the “Law”) containing new requirements for companies owning sites on the Internet (websites), including Internet mail services, social networks and Internet forums, was adopted in May 2014 and should enter into force on 1 August 2014. (...)