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Facebook blames outage on error during routine maintenance

Oct. 06, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The global outage that knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours was caused by an error during routine maintenance, the company said. Santosh Janardhan, Facebook’s vice president of infrastructure, said in a blog post that Facebook,...

Russia fines Google for violating data storage law

Jul. 29, 2021 08:38 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court ordered Google on Thursday to pay a fine of 3 million rubles (roughly $41,000) for refusing to store the personal data of Russian users on servers in Russia, a move that is part of the government's longstanding effort to tighten its grip on online activity. ...