European Data Protection Digest

Lawmaker Wants Inquiry Into Google

DATA PROTECTION—RUSSIA

July 18, 2013

Lawmaker Ruslan Gattarov, head of the Federation Council’s Information Policy Commission, says Google violates international and Russian law on personal data protection, Russian Legal Information Agency reports. Gattarov said Google’s confidentiality policy “allows it to use the customers’ permission to process personal data from the company’s 70-odd services,” the report states. He has asked Prosecutor General Yurk Chaika and Roskomnadzor Communications Regulator Head Alexander Sharov to investigate.
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