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Russian email provider fined after refusing to give up customer data

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http://www.ewdn.com/2013/10/17/mail-ru-group-fined-for-refusing-to-divulge-private-correspondence/

One of Russia’s top web companies, Mail.ru, said it has been fined around $15,000 for not handing over customer data to the country’s financial regulator. The regulator wanted to know who certain Mail.ru customers had been contacting during a set time period, but the web provider pointed to the Russian constitution, which protects private correspondence. Mail.ru said it will contest the fine in court.