The lower house of Parliament gave a legal assignment to committees on security and combating corruption, as well as on information policy, information technologies and communications to make this request.
He will be prepared “for the purpose of preventing the violation of the Constitution on the part of Apple,” reads the text of the order. It was made by the Deputy from LDPR Alexander Starovoitov, colleagues supported him.
Sevastopol is listed as Ukrainian in smartphones Apple in the Maps app, he stated. At some gadgets of Apple, you similarly see the city of Simferopol.
Earlier in the Duma was raised the same question on cards Google. It was also instructed to investigate. Google immediately told MPs that the Crimea and Sevastopol shown on Russian territory as Russian.
However, after a few days, the company in its comments confirmed that it is indeed a technical error. In this regard, in the near future the state Duma Committee on security will hold a meeting with a representative of Google to display the Crimea was the point. The head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev has confirmed that such a meeting is planned. “Previously, you remember, was the information that this is a technical glitch, I hope soon it will be fixed” — added the parliamentarian.
The state Duma also adopted a Protocol instruction to the Committee on economic policy, industry, innovative development and entrepreneurship to submit a request to the CPS to identify violations in the smartphones of Apple and Samsung. Its initiator is also the Deputy Starovoytov.
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