Russian regulator says Facebook will be blocked unless it complies with data localization requirements

April 18, 2018

In an interview published on April 18, 2018, the head of Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor stated that Facebook could be blocked if the platform does not show compliance with Russian data localization requirements.

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Canada: Regional court upholds Equustek decision requiring Google to globally delist search results in spite of US court decision

April 16, 2018

On April 16, 2018, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada, issued a decision denying Google's request to change an injunction requiring it to delist search engine results globally in the Equustek case.

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German court orders Facebook to unblock user account and comment that violated community guidelines

April 13, 2018

On April 13, 2018, it was reported that the Berlin District Court had issued a preliminary injunction ordering Facebook not to block a user nor to delete a comment that the user made, even though it breached the platform's community standards. 

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