Withholding @fuatavni account might actually mean for @Twitter to bow down to Turkish government…

Unlike many previous accounts that are withheld, Fuat Avni does not violate users’ privacy but provides insights about the government. I could not verify yet, but I hear Twitter might actually try a legal process to undo the request. We will see…  fuatavni  fuatavni  on Twitter

Twitter withholds account of whistleblower Fuat Avni in Turkey

Today’s Zaman
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theguardian.com – Constanze Letsch – Jul 30, 12:15 PM – Twitter in Turkey broke into a collective grin on Wednesday as hundreds of women posted pictures of themselves laughing. They weren’t just happy. They were smiling in defiance of the deputy prime minister, Bülent Arinç, who in a speech…

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