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Russia moves to ban exports of personal data

By Nick Graham

The Russian Parliament has just passed new rules requiring the personal data of Russians to be stored in Russia. This could mean that the big US IT vendors and other businesses that service Russian consumers will have to invest in local IT storage.

This is similar to the issue that businesses have had with some European countries in the wake of the Snowden revelations and the criticism of the US Safe Harbor by the European Parliament…

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