Thursday, October 30, 2008


Access to this blog, as well as to the millions of others ones that use the Blogger hosting service, was recently blocked in Turkey by court order. Although the ban was provisionally lifted after five days, the Blogger ban is part of a worrying trend in Turkey, which has seen overzealous bureaucrats and ill-informed judges blocking access to more and more websites. YouTube has been blocked in Turkey since May, one of the more than 850 websites banned so far this year. Is Turkey on its way to becoming a leading internet censor? Read more....

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