Turkish crusade against Google (#TurkeyCensorGoogle)

Turkey continues to embarrass herself.

update: The latest ban comes through Atatürk Thought Association‘s appeal: It appealed the court because of a Google Site that insulted Atatürk. The Court decided to ban all Google Sites:) (Source)

A list of 6400 banned site with court decision numbers can be found here.

A circulating open letter to government here.

An anti-censorship blog updates the ban on Google sites. According to that site, these Google related IPs are banned:

These Google services are expected to be banned:

Turkish ISPs Block Several Google Services?

from Mashable! by Stan Schroeder

According to numerous Twitter sources, as well as Turkish blogs, ISPs in Turkey have started blocking several Google services.


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Access to certain Google services blocked from Turkey

from CyberLaw Blog

Google new target of Turkish censors

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkey’s web users again bear the brunt of heavy-handed censorship as the Telecommunications Commication Presidency indefinitely shuts off access to several Google services, including ‘Google Docs.’ The move follows the banning of the popular video-sharing website YouTube for alleged insults against Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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