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Brussels censures Turkey on internet law

Legislation approved by the Turkish parliament which toughens controls on internet access restricts freedom of expression, say EU officials

Turkey’s brutal new Internet law grants the Turkish Telecommunications Directorate the power to arbitrarily censor Web-pages to the individual URL level, much like the Great Firewall of China —

First time accepted submitter maratumba writes to explain a bill in Turkey that extends what are already hefty Internet curbs in place under a controversial 2007 law that Earned Turkey equal ranking with China as the world’s biggest web censor according to a Google Transparency report published in December.
Passed by Turkey’s parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.

Turquia vive o ‘Big Brother’ de Orwell com nova lei de internet

Yahoo Noticias Brasil

Não é apenas a censura que preocupa, já que “o governo está iniciando uma vigilância digital em massa com esta lei, que permite manter muitos dados pessoais de navegação durante muito tempo”, diz o professorErkan Saka. “Os provedores de internet

El Confidencial:

El “Gran Hermano” de Orwell revive en Turquía con intrusiva ley de internet

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