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Darwin Sites Banned – Survival of the Fittest?

The children profile of the internet filtering system enforced on 22 November banned access to all web sites related to the theory of evolution and to naturalist Charles Darwin.Mmm... hot hot Darwin porn, as banned by the Turkish government

Mmm… hot hot Darwin porn, as banned by the Turkish government

Darwin censored by the Turkish government’s porn filter

New Internet filtering system condemned as backdoor censorship

Reporters without borders (press release)

The system is ?arbitrary,? says Yaman Akdeniz, deputy head of the law faculty at Istanbul’sBilgi University and founder of Cyber-Rights. ?The Internet is gradually coming under the government’s control,? he told Reporters Without Borders.

Turkey: What’s Behind the Country’s New Internet Filtering System

EurasiaNet

To get a sense of how the filtering program will actually work and what its intentions are, I sent a series of questions to Yaman Akdeniz, a professor of law at Istanbul’s Bilgi Universitywho is one of Turkey’s foremost internet rights experts and

Turkey Must Take Free Speech Seriously

Commentary

The irony is that such criticism had been made not only by American officials, but was also acknowledged by diplomats at Turkey’s embassy in Washington. Wikileaks to the rescue: A 2004 cable from the US embassy in Ankara supported concerns about Bağış

Turkey’s Internet subscribers near 13 million

from Hurriyet Dailynews by ANKARA – Anatolia News Agency
The number of Internet subscribers in Turkey is close to 13 million, according to a recent study.

20 Turkish startups ? hot and heavy on e-commerce, but light on marketing
VentureBeat
Here are the startups that presented at the big Turkey start-up-investor event 4ki Istanbul last week. I saw some great technology, but one consistent weakness was on the marketing side. Many Turkish entrepreneurs are so focused on building their .

Why Turkey is the next raging e-commerce hotspot

VentureBeat
Naturally, there’s great excitement here, and it was palpable at a the 4iX Istanbul investors conference I attended in Istanbul last week. The event’s producers, BootCamp Ventures, said it was the largest entrepreneur-investor gathering so far

Flirty Turkish Users Propel Social Network Interconnections | TechCrunch

Josh Constine

Turkey has been named the most social and most flirtatious country in the world by a new study by social network Tagged. Turks, and specifically Turkish men, sent the most friend requests as well as the most ?winks? ? a flirty communication method on Tagged similar to the Facebook Poke. The most flirty women on the service were from the U.K. and U.S.

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‘Regulation on Internet Media Must be Made Public’

from Bianet :: English
The Alternative Information Association drew attention to an amendment in the Press Law regulating the internet media and warned that the new change bears the risk of taking the internet under official control.

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