Tech companies have taken measures to protect the privacy of users in Kazakhstan, Infosecurity Magazine reports. CensoredPlanet published a study in which it found Kazakhstan internet providers required users to install a government-issued certificate on browsers and devices to access the internet. The certificate gave the government the ability to gather account and password information, as well as read messages and users’ posts. Google and Mozilla deployed solutions within their respective browsers in response to the report designed to block the Kazakhstan government’s practices. “We will never tolerate any attempt, by any organization — government or otherwise — to compromise Chrome users’ data,” Google Senior Engineering Director Parisa Tabriz said.
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