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Russia has banned LinkedIn

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Russia has officially banned LinkedIn.

The country's communications regulator has blacklisted the social network for professionals because it has not complied with personal data storage regulations.

The site was inaccessible from Russia on Thursday.

LinkedIn (LNKD, Tech30) had been found to be in violation of a rule requiring data on Russian citizens to be stored on servers inside the country. Two different courts had previously ruled against LinkedIn on the matter.

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