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Google and Mozilla curtail Kazakhstan's browser monitoring efforts

The Kazakh government wants to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens and neither Google nor Mozilla are having that

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
22nd August, 2019

No Borat references here. If you came for those, please move along. Kazakhstan has up to now been best known for that Sasha Baron Cohen character, its cycling team Astana, and not a whole lot else on these shores.

That was until Wednesday when Google and Mozilla, the foundation behind the Firefox browser that you used to download the one time you used Microsoft Edge until you switched to doing that for Chrome, brought it...

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