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"Yandex." responded the taxi to charges of Estonia of threat to national security — Rambler News Service


"Yandex. The taxi" for the first time hears about charges of Estonia that service can pose a threat of national security of the country because of the origin, RNS in the press service of service reported. Earlier corresponding statement was made by the ministry of affairs of rural life of the country, Sputnik Estonia reported. "We did not hear about similar recommendations – for the first time learned about them from inquiries of media. We it is also not aware what applications of a sort in principle it is authorized to employees of state institutions of Estonia to install on the phones. We can only repeat that our parent company Yandex.Taxi BV registered in the Netherlands operates the application in Estonia" — RNS in the press service of the company reported, having emphasized that Yandex.Taxi BV stores and processes data of users from the EU in strict accordance with norms of the European Union, including GDPR. "We are open and ready to any checks" — the representative of the company summarized. Earlier in the Ministry of rural life of Estonia declared undesirability of use of a mobile application of the Russian Yandex.Taxi service, reported the Sputnik Estonia portal. "In the comment the representative of department Ayvar Ilves who is responsible in the ministry of rural life for questions of Info-Space explained to the Geenius.ee portal that the danger of loading on e-devices of the Yandex.Taxi mobile application is connected with the fact that it allegedly has origin of the "wrong" country" — Sputnik reported. The official explained that he means such services as "Yandex. Taxi".

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