Twitter held liable in Russia over failure to remove explosive making instructions

Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecoms watchdog, filed an administrative motion against Twitter in a Moscow magistrates’ court over Twitter’s refusal to delete content that is prohibited in Russia, such as Nazi symbolism and attributes, justifications for extremist and terrorist networks’ activities, and instructions for building bombs at home. The hearing is scheduled on 28 April and Twitter faces a fine of up to 4 million rubles.