I got the phone from this Twitter account.
A few news/op-ed I was also quoted and some others:
Cyber critic Erkan Saka, who lectures at Istanbul?s Bilgi University, said the government isn?t strong enough to effectively shut down social media. But he warns this could go further.
?What I am more anxious about is that they might try to criminalize these circumvention practices,? he said.
Saka says people are becoming wary and self-censorship is an issue.
?It?s already a trend that I see,” he said. “More and more anonymous accounts (are being set up) on Twitter, instead of people using their real names because of possible intimidation.?
?It was just a matter of moment for Prime Minister Erdogan and his men to decide to ban Twitter,? said Erkan Saka, an outspoken blogger and communications lecturer at Bilgi University in Istanbul. ?Twitter remains the main channel for freedom of expression and dissemination of corruption file leaks.? ….
Select tweets about San Francisco-based social media giant joining millions of users in addressing, circumventing ban by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Just arrived İstanbul, cannot continue for the moment, tomorrow more to come…