Thus, the residents of Crimea may be left without many popular programs and even technologies like Java. According to the law, in particular, access to Gmail, Skype, Firefox, and Google Chrome should be denied in the peninsula.
American IT-companies must now deny access to its products in Crimea if the user tries to download a product or to register. Also, if the product comes into Crimea in circumvention of sanctions, the manufacturer may not provide an option to activate it remotely. For example, Apple may reject the activation of the iPhone in Crimea.