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Charlie Hedbo Cover Sparks Outrage in Turkey, yet Facebook OKs Lynching Campaign

Following Cumhuriyet Daily’s publication of the Charlie Hebdo’s latest issue, Turkey found herself in the middle of a very heated debate on “press freedom”. As soon as the daily was announced that the content would be printed in Turkish for … Continue reading

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Facebook aktivistler için ücretli mi olacak?

Facebook, kullanıcıların alışkanlıklarına göre bazı profilleri, kişisel amaçlar dışında bularak toplumsal sayfalara dönüştürüyor. Bu durum bireysel aktivistlerin kişilik haklarına bir müdahale. (Orjinali AGOS’ta)   ABD’de Occupy Wall Street (OWS) eylemleri aktivistlerinden biri olan ve Facebook kullanmaya başlamasından uzun zaman önce … Continue reading

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Policeman in Turkey gets fined for Facebook status update

  A policeman in Turkey received fine, or better put it as deduction from his wage and 6 months blocking of getting promoted. The reason for all this is a simple status update on the policeman’s personal Facebook account. Bilecik … Continue reading

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Erdoğan: “Even if the world might stand up against us, we will BAN!”

Erdoğan held his long-awaited Istanbul rally on Sunday, for which about a million people were bussed from other cities and districts of Istanbul. It was notable to see how public transport buses were used in organizing an AKP rally and … Continue reading

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Full Ban on Social Media: Turkey reaches out for gold in Censor’olympics

Recently in an article, Gigi Alford wrote “Russia goes for gold in internet regulation,” and I was going to suggest that Turkey is a close runner-up. However Erdoğan made a comment that raised the hopes of “censorists” in Turkey for … Continue reading

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