MOSCOW Dec 8 Russia's communications regulator
said on Thursday it had a constructive meeting with
representatives of LinkedIn Corp., a social networking
website it blocked last month over its failure to comply with a
data storage law.
"The meeting with LinkedIn was constructive. The parties
agreed to continue dialogue", Vadim Ampelonsky, a spokesman for
the Roskomnadzor watchdog, told Reuters.
LinkedIn, which has its headquarters in the United States,
became the first major social network to be blocked in Russia
under a new law that requires firms holding Russian citizens'
data to store it on servers on Russian soil.
LinkedIn did not immediately respond to a request for
(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Alexander Winning)