Bolehland= Kazakhstan? Hi Borat

Posted On 29/07/2007

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Report warns against too many ‘Net rules’

Among those are Malaysia, where a government official said this week that laws would be drafted for bloggers and authorities would not hesitate to prosecute those deemed to have insulted Islam.
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The OSCE report says Kazakhstan’s efforts to rein in Internet journalism in the name of national security is reminiscent of Soviet-era “spy mania,” and it says Georgian law contains numerous provisions curbing freedom of expression online.

Web sites, blogs and personal pages all are subject to criminal as well as civil prosecution in Kazakhstan, and the country’s information minister, Yermukhamet Yertysbayev, has vowed to purge Kazakh sites of “dirt” and “lies.”

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