Surf the internet in total freedom without the fear of being blocked or detected with our Kazakhstan VPN. Urban VPN has servers across the globe, guaranteeing you a lightning-fast connection and thousands of IPs to choose from, so that you will be able to easily mind your business anonymously and safely while in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan is formally a democratic, secular, constitutional unitary republic. However, since its separation from the former Soviet Union, it is governed by an authoritarian regime accused of violating civil rights on numerous occasions. The main telecommunications regulatory agencies are the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) and the Security Council (SC). The SC’s main responsibility regarding internet access is delivering a list of Websites to be blocked or forbidden.
Online activity in the country is on the rise, and the country has legislation guaranteeing freedom of speech and information. Improved affordability, speeds, and internet access have created a growth in internet penetration into Kazakhstan, from around 60 percent in 2015 to over 80 percent in 2019. However, the internet remains heavily regulated by the government. Websites are regularly blocked and censured.
In 2019, the Kazakh government published their plan to dial up internet control and surveillance by requiring internet service providers to force their users to install a root certificate that will allow the government to monitor, decrypt, collect any online traffic. After national and international uproar, the government recently announced the plan won't be implemented, and called it “a test”. However, internet activity remains heavily monitored in the country, mainly through public Wi-Fi and mobile hotspots.
Urban VPN abides by a complete no-logging policy, allowing you to access all websites, social media platforms, and apps with no restrictions and without tracing your activity. Urban VPN encrypts your connection and allows you to replace your IP address with an IP address from the geolocation of your choice, so you can securely browse the internet without any concern that the government, your internet service provider, or any prying third party can monitor your online activities.
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