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Edward Snowden – Ossietzky of our time

Norwegian PEN awards the Ossietzky Prize 2016 to the whistleblower Edward Snowden. This year it is 80 years since the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Carl von Ossietzky, an event that we commemorate by holding the award ceremony in the … Continue reading

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Sansür ve gözetim başka Charlie Hebdo saldırılarını engeller mi?

Fransa yaşanan terör saldırıları sonrası çareyi “vatanseverlik yasası” ve sansür & gözetim uygulamalarında arıyor, fakat sorunun temeline inilmedikçe büyük bir entegrasyon sorunu kaçınılmaz. (Orjinali AGOS’ta) Son günlerde gerçekleşen ve toplam 17 kişinin ölümüyle sonuçlanan saldırı olaylarını kınamak için, 11 Ocak … Continue reading

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Constitutional Court Cancels Censorship & Surveillance Bill in Turkey

Right after the graft probe against the AKP government started and phone conversations of alleged corruption of ministers and by then prime minister Erdoğan and their family members were leaked on the internet with unknown sources, government drafted a censorship … Continue reading

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Alternatif Nobel Ödülü Snowden’in

ABD’deki dinleme skandalını ortaya çıkaran Edward Snowden, Nobel Komitesi kararını verene kadar Alternatif Nobel olarak da bilinen Doğru Yaşam Ödüllerinden Onur Ödülünün sahibi oldu. (Ojinali AGOS’ta)   Nobel Barış Ödülü için daha önce Korsan Partilerin aday gösterdiği Edward Snowden, Nobel … Continue reading

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Extended Surveillance Bill in Turkey: Legal but not Lawful

Just days after Turkey hosted thousands of delegates from around the world for Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul and boasted about policing and pressuring internet freedoms in the country, a law has been passed in urgency, almost like escaping from … Continue reading

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Digital Agenda in Istanbul: #IGF2014, Ungovernance Forum and Pirates’ ThinkTwice2

September 2014 has brought the digital focus of the world on Istanbul alongside many people involved in the liberation of Internet and those trying to turn it into a secured money making machine. Internet Governance Forum is what all this … Continue reading

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Turkish Government Goes Pirate: Further Censorship and Surveillance Mechanisms Coming

(original on Pirate Times) Due to legal obstacles to prohibiting social-media sharing by political dissidents in Turkey, the government has a new strategy: to act as Internet pirates. Much different than the political pirate movement, Turkey will now try to … Continue reading

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#NetClean: Is Sweden Helping Turkey to Suppress Digital Freedoms?

Is the Gothenborg-based NetClean software as innocent as it is presented or is it used for silencing political dissent? (Original on PirateTimes) Are Turkey’s notorious attempts to limit freedom of expression on the Internet adopting yet another powerful tool? This … Continue reading

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#NetClean ile “Güvenli” İnternet Sansüre Yol Açabilir

Türkiye gibi demokratik yönetişim girişimlerine en çok dijital kelepçe vuran ülkelerde “daha güvenli internet” programları hürriyetleri ve hakları tırpanlamaya yarıyor. (orjinali BiaNet’te)   Türkiye’de hali hazırda yürürlükte olan internet yönetmeliklerinin sansür ve gözetime olanak sağladığı su götürmez bir gerçek ve … Continue reading

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