Russian Telcos ‘Using Foreign Tech’ To Comply With Surveillance Laws


Russian telecoms companies are relying on equipment from foreign companies to implement far-reaching data-storage laws introduced two years ago, in spite of the law’s original intent to, in part, boost local high-tech industries.

The state-approved integrators designing the systems for the implementation of Russia’s so-called Yarovaya laws are in most cases using foreign equipment to handle the data, Reuters reported, citing two highly placed industry figures.

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Source: Silicon