Internet has always been a conducive source for people to realize what is
happening around the world. Internet has always been a tool to media,
communication and sharing. It has provided shopping, banking and
enterprise applications. In brief, internet has been a virtual world for mankind to do everything he wants. Although the function of the
internet should develop day by day, on the contrary, some governments
are limiting the use of the internet.
The Kazakhistan government now has the authority to occupy the internet
and the social media platforms whenever they want without any legal permission according to the new Law of Communication. According to the new changes, the competent authority to organize the flow of the internet are forced to enforce the instructions received from the Attorney General to the service provider within 3 hours.
Also the Kazakh Attorney General has the authority to disconnect the
mobile phone connections without the permission of law. The reasons for
the changes in the Law of Communication are shown as the protests and
the devaluation. Furthermore, spreading false rumors via the internet
contains up to 12 years of prison according to the new changes of the
As we look at Turkey, we are facing a similar situation like in
Kazakhistan. Social platforms like Twitter and Youtube have been shut off in Turkey this year. In a world that is evolving, it is disadvantageous
to occupy the internet which has contribution to the development of the
world. At a time when freedom of expression should be increased, the
governments are occupying the social media platforms which are the best
way of expressing yourself and your ideas. The sad coincidence in the way these governments project their authorities is another curiosity.