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 Nazarbayev bans anonymous comments on Internet

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev ratified the amendments to the laws "on information and communication issues" banning anonymous comment on the Kazakh websites. According to the president's …

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 Extended LTE network available in Azerbaijan's regions

As a result of large-scale optimization and improvement works, the Nar Mobile mobile operator has provided the customers with a possibility to use the 4G (LTE) services not only in Baku and Absheron peninsula, but in the country’s other …

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 Internet anonymizers banned in Russia

  Russia's law that bans the use or provision of virtual private networks (VPNs), censorship circumvention software and other so-called 'anonymizers' came into effect today. VPNs — which let …

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Iran may unblock Twitter and Youtube

Iran’s new communications minister Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi said that negotiations were underway with Twitter to unblock the service, which has been banned for years. "(Twitter) has announced that it is …

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Karapetyan introduced on Zangi company's programs

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan visited Zangi IT company, press service of the Government informed, Armenpress.am reports. The PM was introduced on the company activities, achievements, …

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Google and YouTube to combat online terrorism

Google has introduced four new measures to tackle the spread of terrorist material online, saying the threat poses a serious challenge and that more immediate action needs to be taken. Google will devote more engineering resources to …

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 Chechnya calls for blocking Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons

A district prosecutor’s office in Russia’s Republic of Chechnya has demanded to block internet access to websites that publish cartoons created by the French Charlie Hebdo weekly, the Chechen prosecutor general’s office said in …

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Turkey to form ‘cyber army’ against cyberattacks

Turkey will establish a “cyber army” against possible cyber threats, Turkish Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan said, commenting on the recent WannaCry “ransomware” …

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Three Baku parks offer free Wi-Fi

Three parks in Baku are offering free WiFi starting from May 10, the Baku Telephone Communications Department (Baktelecom) said. Free Wi-Fi has been launched on the territory of the National Seaside Park, the White City Park boulevard, …

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Turkish court rejects Wikipedia's appeal over blocking

A Turkish court rejected an appeal by the online encyclopedia Wikipedia against a government decision to block access to its website, the Anadolu news agency reported. An Ankara court rejected the appeal from the Wikimedia Foundation, …

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