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Meet Turkey’s AKpitter, the alternative Twitter for AKP supporters (no official affiliation with AKP though)

Turkey mulls leaving World Wide Web, minister says

 

Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan has said Turkey may leave the World Wide Web (www) to establish its own “ttt” protocol. Elvan also argued an international convention to control the social media is needed

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Turkey?s effort to quell anti-government sentiment on Twitter continues this weekend after two prominent accounts were seemingly blocked from the service?s estimated 10 million users in Turkey, as Reuters reports. The accounts

Turkish Court Order Sent to Twitter

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Noti…

International: Turkish Court Order Sent to Twitter ;
From: Ankara 5th Criminal Court of Peace (Turkey) To: Twitter, Inc

 

Turkey Twitter trial

Amnesty’s global human rights blog ? Edward Herbert ? Apr 16 ? By Andrew Gardner, Amnesty International Turkey researcher On Monday 21 April, I will be in a courtroom in Izmir, observing the second hearing in the ?Twitter case’ against 29 men and women who are being accused of ?inciting the

 

Twitter blurs out accounts leaking alleged graft tapes

Twitter pixelated two anonymous accounts: Haramzadeler, meaning ‘Sons of Thieves,’ and Başçalan, meaning ‘Prime Thief,’ the state-run Anadolu Agency reported

Capital Fraud in Turkey? Evidence from Citizen Initiatives

 

The troubles and irregularities in Ankara?s mayoral election keep piling up.

A recent article in McClathyDC has many interesting points. It notes that around a quarter of all ballot boxes arrived at counting centers without an official stamp from the election board:

The unstamped ballot box tallies alone raise serious questions about the outcome. The summaries represented more than 713,000 votes ? nearly a quarter of the 3.3 million votes cast, the CHP said. Incumbent Mayor Melih Gokcek, a stalwart in Erdogan?s Justice and Development Party, or AKP, defeated CHP candidate Mansur Yavas by about 31,000 votes.

The case of the missing stamps are not isolated events:

Is Turkey Really Going to ‘Pixelate’ Tweets It Doesn’t Like?

Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

The Turkish government will now pixelate or blur all “malicious” content on Twitter, according to the local Dogan News Agency

Turkey’s Battle With Twitter

nytimes.com? The Editorial Board ? Apr 17 ? Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the combative prime minister of Turkey, has called Twitter ?the worst menace to society,? and he seems intent on intimidating its users. After the government blocked Twitter in Turkey for two weeks recently, th

Turkey mulls leaving World Wide Web, minister says

 

Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan has said Turkey may leave the World Wide Web (www) to establish its own “ttt” protocol. Elvan also argued an international convention to control the social media is needed

Turkish Court Order Sent to Twitter

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Noti…

International: Turkish Court Order Sent to Twitter ; <br> <i>From:</i> Ankara 5th Criminal Court of Peace (Turkey) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc

 

Turkey Twitter trial

Amnesty’s global human rights blog ? Edward Herbert ? Apr 16 ? By Andrew Gardner, Amnesty International Turkey researcher On Monday 21 April, I will be in a courtroom in Izmir, observing the second hearing in the ?Twitter case’ against 29 men and women who are being accused of ?inciting the

 

Twitter blurs out accounts leaking alleged graft tapes

Twitter pixelated two anonymous accounts: Haramzadeler, meaning ‘Sons of Thieves,’ and Başçalan, meaning ‘Prime Thief,’ the state-run Anadolu Agency reported

Is Turkey Really Going to ‘Pixelate’ Tweets It Doesn’t Like?

Mashable! by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

The Turkish government will now pixelate or blur all “malicious” content on Twitter, according to the local Dogan News Agency

Turkey’s Battle With Twitter

nytimes.com? The Editorial Board ? Apr 17 ? Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the combative prime minister of Turkey, has called Twitter ?the worst menace to society,? and he seems intent on intimidating its users. After the government blocked Twitter in Turkey for two weeks recently, th

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