12 April 1993. The Day Turkey connected to WWW…

Thus, it is not only my birthday but also the birthday of Internet in Turkey;) But not a happy one  with more than 40 thousand sites blocked, Twitter etc ban…

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photo via RT Opinion?@rtopinion

Internet Week activities in Turkey can be found here

In the mean time: 

Turkey PM threatens to ‘go after’ Twitter for tax evasion

Turkey’s prime minister said Saturday he will “go after” Twitter, accusing the site of tax-evasion, after it was used to spread damaging leaks implicating his inner circle in corruption scandals. “Twitter, YouTube and Facebook are international companies established for profit,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in televised remarks. “Twitter is at the same time a tax evader. Erdogan’s government on
Turkish PM Erdoğan lashes out at all his ‘foes’

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Twitter is a “tax evader” who become the “tool” of Gülenists, while Constitutional Court judges should do politics by “taking off their robes.” The Gezi Park protesters have also received their share in today’s speech in Istanbul
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