Associate Prof. Kerem Altıparmak and Prof. Dr. Yaman Akdeniz issued a warning to Twitter over blocking content on certain accounts, after the US-based social media giant held talks with the government in 2014.
According to Milliyet Daily, the letter sent by the professors’ lawyer Onur Can Keskin highlights the blocks on accounts belonging to outspoken critics of the government, including Twitter whistleblower @fuatavni as well as hacker group @TheRedHack, @bulutalti, and Zaman Daily columnist Celil Sağır’s @csagir and @CelilSgr accounts.
The letter sent here.
A good analysis of deleted Journalist Twits here.
The government wanted Twitter to prevent a left-wing newspaper from circulating accounts of a raid by the military police.