Kazakhstan blocked the application GetContact_, reports the press service of the Ministry of Information and Communications.
In Kazakhstan, telecommunications operators were issued with an order to restrict access for users to the application GetContact_, which, like the service GetContact, which was blocked earlier in the country, collects personal data of users.
"In accordance with Article 41-1 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan" On Communications", the Ministry issued an order to communication operators and RSE" State Technical Service "on the need to restrict access for users in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the application" GetContact_" in connection with the identified violations of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On personal data and their protection", "the message says.
On February 9, 2018, the Kazakh authorities restricted access to the scandalous application of GetContact due to the violation of local legislation. It is explained that the application collected personal data of users. Also, Azerbaijan and Armenia blocked the application.