In his opinion, this can most likely happen in two cases: the blocking will be the result of the service’s own decision, or due to a violation of Russian law.
Goreslavsky noted that YouTube will not leave Russia alone because it is not in the interest of its business and development strategies.
He also stressed that YouTube user data, such as preferences, personal information, and browsing history, is invaluable and non-refundable.
Recall that earlier, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy, Information Technology and Communications Oleg Matveychev announced the condition for blocking YouTube in Russia. He stated that blocking could occur if patriotic content is removed.
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