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Facebook blocks Turkish users from viewing pages deemed offensive to Prophet …
National Post
This comes on the heels of an ongoing government crackdown on critical political expression in Turkey. “There is a continuous, routine crackdown on media,” said Erkan Saka, a communications professor and new media expert at Istanbul’s Bilgi University.

Facebook blocks pages insulting Prophet Mohammed in Turkey

Facebook has blocked an unspecified number of pages that featured content allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed on Monday, following an order from a local court in Turkey, Mashable has learned. On Sunday, a local court in Ankara, Turkey, threatened to block Facebook entirely if the social network didn’t comply with the order. But Facebook complied less than 24 hours later and blocked the conten

Facebook blocks content in Turkey deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad

Facebook has blocked some content in Turkey after Turkish authorities said the material was illegal because it was insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.Facebook took the steps after receiving a valid legal request via court order late Sunday evening, a source at the company said. The content, which appeared on one page on the site, is no longer visible in Turkey. The order was given by the Golbasi .

Facebook blocks Turkish users from viewing pages deemed offensive to Prophet Muhammad: report

“There is a continuous, routine crackdown on media,” said Erkan Saka, a communications professor and new media expert at Istanbul’s Bilgi

A legal notice to Twitter
Cihan News Agency
Two brilliant academics, Assistant Professor Kerem Altıparmak of Ankara University’s Faculty of Political Sciences and Professor Yaman Akdeniz of İstanbul Bilgi University, sent a legal notice to Twitter Inc. last week. The notice has been sent to both ..

 

Facebook Said to Block Pages on Muhammad to Avoid Ban in Turkey

An employee said the company had acted to comply with an order from a court in Turkey, whose government has not hesitated to cut access to services like Twitter and YouTube for political reasons.

To avoid ban in Turkey, Facebook censoring pages that insult Muhammad
TweakTown
“In comparison with Twitter and YouTube, Facebook cooperates with the Turkish authorities much better,” said Yaman Akdeniz, cyberlaw professor at Bilgi University in Turkey, in a statement published by the New York Times. “Therefore, it’s not .

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