WhatsApp, Tinder, Snapchat, Spotify and fined by Russia

Russia doesn’t want its data processed and stored overseas and has begun to levy fines in an escalation against Big Tech. The 18 million ruble ($301,255) fine against WhatsApp is the second in a year, while Tinder, Snap and were fined more than 1 million, and Spotify, which in March closed its Russian office, was fined 500,000 rubles.