Hosting providers have a new law. How will it affect clients? / Article / RBC Pro

Under new legislation, hosting providers are now mandated to comply with regulations of the FSB, Russia’s security service, while clients will undergo stricter authentication processes and must confirm their Russian citizenship. Vera Zotova, Ph.D., a Senior Associate, and Olga Nechaeva, a Junior Associate, both from the Intellectual Property and Information Technologies practice at Nordic Star Law Office, delve into the practical implications and potential outcomes of these regulatory adjustments.

In their analysis of Federal Law No. 406-FZ, which has been in effect since July 31, 2023, they dissect the implications for both hosting providers that offer web hosting services and their clientele.

To read the full article (in Russian)

Vera Zotova
Senior Associate, PhD in Law

+7 931 210 50 03
St. Petersburg

Olga Nechaeva
Junior Associate

+7 921 639 65 71
St. Petersburg