Popular Internet auction site eBay has become 1 of the American company which declared readiness to store personal data of Russian users on servers located in Russia.
At the moment, eBay Inc. working on data migration from Switzerland to the Russian Federation, in time for September 1, when he begins to act a new law on the storage of personal data of Russian citizens.
As informs the newspaper "Kommersant", the Manager of the national office of eBay Inc Vladimir Dolgov met with the Deputy Governor of Roskomnadzor Antonina Priezzhevoy. "eBay has been working on data migration from Switzerland to the Russian Federation. The law shall enter into force on 1 September, but the company will complete this work before. The meeting among others was attended by the adept of the payment system PayPal, which is currently owned by eBay. In this issue PayPal expressed coincident with eBay position," - said Dolgov.
Version Dolgova, such a meeting of adherents of the American firm with local authorities has become 1. The fact of the meeting with the management of eBay approved adept of Roskomnadzor Vadim Ampelonskiy. "The main purpose of eBay was to get answers to several questions on the personal data act. Following the meeting, eBay confirms the readiness to collect and store the necessary information in full agreement with the law," stressed Ampelonskiy.
With all of this in the American company has not yet clarified how much data will need to migrate to the Russian Federation and whether eBay to build your own server force or apply paid.
Recall that the law on safeguarding of individual data of Russian citizens on servers in Russia was signed by the President in early December of last year and will be effective from 1 September 2015. Roskomnadzor has received authority to urge from Telecom operators restrict access to Internet resources do not provide storage for personal data inside the country. This caused irritation of many companies, namely American. The adherents of the businesses stated that they will have to suspend work because they will not have time to adjust the architecture of information systems for several months.
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