Speaking of internet freedom, Waiting for August 22…

nothing certain yet…we are waiting what the final decision of our authorities…

Internet blocking practices a concern, access is a human right, says OSCE media freedom representative at launch of OSCE-wide study

from Yeni Medya by binark
The Internet should remain free and access should be considered a human right, said the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovi? at the presentation of a report on regulations affecting new media in the OSCE region today.
The study, commissioned by the office of the Representative and authored by Yaman Akdeniz, a professor at Istanbul Bilgi University, measures the level of Internet content regulation in the OSCE area and assesses national laws in light of OSCE commitments and international standards of free expression and access to information.

Turkey Continues to Push for Restraints on Internet
Voice of America
Yaman Akdeniz, an Internet expert at Bilgi University, says he is concerned because the sites that will be blocked will remain confidential. He also worries the filters will allow people's use of the Internet to be monitored. "Every household user will

'Ekşi-users' raid sour web freedom

by ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
A discussion topic last week on the prophet Muhammad caused some tension among the writers of the Ekşi Sözlük; according to reports, somebody filed a complaint to the police accusing some writers of insulting the Prophet.

Sendikalardan İnternet Sansürüne Karşı Basın Açıklaması

from Sansüre Sansür by Özgür Uçkan
29 Haziran 2011 tarihinde Tekgıda İş'in çağrısı ile bir araya gelen TÜRK-İş ve DİSK'e bağlı Petrol-İş, TÜMTİS, TOLEYİS, Birleşik Metal-İş, Dev-Sağlık-İş, Limter İş ve İnternet Sansürüne Karşı Ortak Platform, SansüreSansür, Netdaş ve Alternatif Bilişim Derneği üyeleri, TMMOB Makine Mühendisleri Odası İstanbul Şube Binası'nda internet sansürüne karşı basın açıklaması yaptı…

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