Google Delegation to Arrive in Moscow
- Aug. 19 2013 00:00
- Last edited 20:26
A delegation of tech giant Google will arrive in Russia in mid-September to discuss the data protection of Gmail users in Russia, a Russian lawmaker said Sunday.
In a letter to the head of Google Russia, Senator Ruslan Gattarov, who chairs the commission on the information society development in the Federation Council, said Google's official position on the issue is that it "reserves the right to get access to correspondence of Gmail users and to use these data," media reports said. This violates Russia's personal data protection legislation and the constitution, he added.