Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from August, 2018
Russia's largest social network VKontakte is in hot water again for playing fast and loose with their users' privacy — this time allegedly violating the GDPR regulations.
One user challenged Vkontakte: "How many times have you challenged the security services in court over their demands to hand over user information? You have that right."
Repressive laws and cumbersome bureaucracy are putting hundreds of Russians behind bars for sharing memes online.