End of online anonymity? Russians may have to provide passport details when signing up to social media, under new government plans


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Social networks and messenger apps that fail to request documents, addresses, and other identifying information from users setting up accounts could face fines under a draft law being prepared by Russia’s communications regulator.

The proposed amendments to personal data and privacy laws were published on Tuesday by government agency Roskomnadzor, which oversees online platforms. Under the plans, which are yet to be formalized, internet sites would have to collect passport details, phone numbers, street addresses, and emails when registering new users.



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