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Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’

The government of Kazakhstan has advanced its surveillance efforts by beginning to intercept all HTTPS traffic within its borders by means of a special certificate that citizens must install on all their devices and browsers.

The government has ordered local internet service providers (ISPs) to enforce the installation of the certificate that enables government officials to intercept and view encrypted traffic. The government claims this arrangement will help it to protect citizens from cyber threats.

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