PayPal suffered in the Russian servers to store personal data of Russians




US payment system PayPal servers deployed in Russia for storage of personal data of Russian citizens. It is reported by Tass quoted a source in the Internet market. This is done in anticipation of the entry into force on 1 September legislative norm requiring foreign companies to store such data within the country.


According to an insider, PayPal will collect in the Russian transaction data of electronic purses, registered in the Russian Federation. Another source familiar with the decision of the American service, confirmed this information.

«PayPal built server capacity for storage of personal data in the Russian office of the company, located in Moscow, – he said. – They will be stored transaction data Russian users. ” According to a source, now the servers are tested. They can withstand a load of 5.4 transactions per minute, he added.

“At the moment we can not confirm this information – to comment on reports in the press service of PayPal. – We analyze the requirements applicable to us and talk to our regulators to develop optimal solutions. ”

Law on personal data storage on servers Russians in Russia will enter into force c 1 September 2015. After the entry into force of the law will be a risk of blocking some services Apple.


“If for Russian users will be blocked Internet services Apple (iTunes, iCloud, App Store), then users of Apple devices will actually be available some of their features, such as search for a device synchronization devices through the cloud, buy content and applications in iTunes and the App Store, – says Alexei Rajewski, CEO Zecurion, developer of personal data protection. – At the same time all other possible devices remain available. ”

The expert noted that it is unclear whether the considered information transmitted authentication service Apple ID, personal data, because there you can register without entering any personal information. In its simplest form for registration only requires an email address and password.

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