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The internet saved Turkey's president from a coup. Now he's doubling down on censorship.

The internet saved Turkey's president from a coup. Now he's doubling down on censorship. | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Turkey’s president would not be in power today had he succeeded more fully in his efforts to curtail critical media and control online speech. That fact gave a ray of hope to some of his critics tha
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Turkey blocks access to Twitter and YouTube over hostage photos

Turkey blocks access to Twitter and YouTube over hostage photos | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Turkey's increasingly hardline government on Monday blocked access to the website over the image of an Istanbul prosecutor held hostage
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Turkey's leaders defend press freedom record but agree to address delegation's concerns - Committee to Protect Journalists

Ankara, October 3, 2014--In unprecedented meetings with a joint delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists and the International Press Institute, senior Turkish government officials defended their country’s press freedom record while agreeing to take steps to improve conditions for journalists. The meetings, which included President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime...
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Turkey's President Erdogan "I am increasingly against the Internet every day"

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Turkish court orders lifting of PM Erdogan's Twitter ban - Telegraph

Turkish court orders lifting of PM Erdogan's Twitter ban - Telegraph | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Turkey court has upheld an appeal to end a blockage of Twitter which has provoked public outrage
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Turkey's Attempt To Block Twitter Is Backfiring Spectacularly

Turkey's Attempt To Block Twitter Is Backfiring Spectacularly | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The people are finding workarounds and mocking the government.
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Turkey passes draconian internet law, Turks say goodbye to their freedom of speech

Turkey passes draconian internet law, Turks say goodbye to their freedom of speech | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The Turkish parliament has passed draconian new amendments to its internet law, which will allow the authorities to block content at the URL level without a court order, something critics of the new law say will effectively kill free speech
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Twitter under pressure in Turkey

Twitter under pressure in Turkey | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The Turkish government asks Twitter to set up an office inside the country so company representatives can be reached more easily.
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Turkish PM blames riots on 'scourge' of social media, prefers the calm of state TV

Turkish PM blames riots on 'scourge' of social media, prefers the calm of state TV | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Erdogan, has condemned social media as a \"the worst menace to society\" following a weekend of anti-government
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Kyriaki Morfi Maragozidis's comment, June 3, 2013 11:16 PM
Oh right, the calm of Penguin nature documentaries while Turkey burns. !
Volney Faustini's curator insight, June 5, 2013 7:46 AM

The powerful are proud about their useless power when it comes to people's power

 

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VICE News journalists accused by Turkey of terrorism

VICE News journalists accused by Turkey of terrorism | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
VICE News journalists accused by Turkey of terrorism
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Turkey's 'family' ministry wants to ban Minecraft -- just like it did with 4Chan | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff Grubb

Turkey's 'family' ministry wants to ban Minecraft -- just like it did with 4Chan | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff Grubb | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Minecraft is one of the world’s most successful games, but a Turkish family agency isn’t happy about that.
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INTERNATIONAL - Turkey no longer even 'partly free,' according to press freedom report

INTERNATIONAL - Turkey no longer even 'partly free,' according to press freedom report | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Turkey has been relegated from the league of “Partly Free” countries to the league of “Not Free” countries, Freedom House reports
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Turkey's censorship of Twitter also happens to be the best advertisement of Twitter's power

Turkey's censorship of Twitter also happens to be the best advertisement of Twitter's power | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Turkey’s prime minister is trying to block Twitter use in his country because the social network is spreading information he doesn’t like, but all his attempts have done is show Turkish citizens how useful Twitter can be against tyrants
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PM Erdoğan threatens to ban Facebook, YouTube - Today's Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news

PM Erdoğan threatens to ban Facebook, YouTube - Today's Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 21, 2014 12:47 PM

Dared to try to communicate with each other....or else

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The Secret Behind The Turkish Protesters’ Social Media Mastery | Mediashift | PBS

The Secret Behind The Turkish Protesters’ Social Media Mastery | Mediashift | PBS | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
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Full-Page Ad Inspired By Turkish Protests Is One Of Indiegogo's Fastest Campaigns Ever

Full-Page Ad Inspired By Turkish Protests Is One Of Indiegogo's Fastest Campaigns Ever | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
As protests have rocked Turkey over the past few days, three Turkish professionals in the U.S. decided on Sunday that they had to take some action.
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