Nazarbayev signed amendments to laws banning anonymous comments on the Internet
Owners of online resources in Kazakhstan will be obliged to identify commentators with digital signature or sms.
ASTANA, December 28. /TASS/. The prohibition on posting anonymous comments on the Internet introduced in Kazakhstan. This rule is enshrined in the law “On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on information and communications”, which was signed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Thursday. This was reported by the press service of the head of the Republic.
According to the law, owners of Internet resources will be obliged to identify commentators with the help of digital signature on the e-government portal or via sms authentication with one time password. The user will be able to post comments on the site under your name or a pseudonym.
“User authentication does not prevent him to Express his opinion, but she internally disciplinarum. Because some users believe that the anonymity allows you to insult on a national basis, to incite violence, to misinform citizens. We believe that Internet users must also take responsibility for their words,” previously said such an amendment, the Minister of information and communications of the Republic of Dauren Abayev.
According to him, innovation is “become a kind of internal filter” for Internet users and “technically no major problems for sites not create.”