#Cyberculture agenda: “How to Go Anonymous Online…”Bitcoin’s first block was mined 9 years ago…

The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online  Wired Top Stories by Andy Greenberg You may already be familiar with TorBrowser. But the anonymous internet has a lot more to offer. Bitcoin’s first block was mined 9 years ago today, the reward was 50BTC  The Next Web by Mix It has been a wild run, but today marks precisely … Read more

#Europe agenda: Deadly storms… France vs. Fake News…

 Deadly storm blasts across Europe, killing three BBC News | Europe | World Edition Three people die and at least 20 are injured as high winds pummel most of western Europe. Emmanuel Macron: French president announces ‘fake news’ law  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Social media could face tougher rules on content during elections, … Read more

In the meantime, “Hakan Atilla Found Guilty in US Sanctions Case

Turkish Banker Is Convicted in Plot to Evade Iran Sanctions New York Times – Benjamin Weiser – Jan 3, 11:10 AM A Turkish banker was convicted on Wednesday of taking part in a billion-dollar scheme to violate American sanctions against Iran, in a case that painted a picture of high-level corruption in Turkey and heightened tensions … Read more

Turkey’s war on drugs: “Turkey minister Soylu tells police to break drug dealers’ legs”

Turkey minister Soylu tells police to break drug dealers’ legs BBC News | Europe | World Edition Critics say the interior minister incited police to commit criminal assault.

Turkey on national account deficit: “Cenk Tosun’s contract with Everton will help cut Turkey’s current account deficit: Deputy PM”

Cenk Tosun’s contract with Everton will help cut Turkey’s current account deficit: Deputy PM  Hurriyet Daily News   Beşiktaş striker Cenk Tosun’s possible contract with English Premier League club Everton, a deal worth 25 million sterling according to media reports, “will help Turkey cut its current account deficit,” Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has suggested.

EFD Rights Watch: “At Least 2,006 Workers Lose Their Lives in 2017…

Ahmet Şık removed from courtroom in Cumhuriyet hearing, journalists to remain under arrest Hurriyet Daily News   At Least 2,006 Workers Lose Their Lives in 2017 Bianet :: English Laborer Health and Occupational Safety Assembly has declared that at least 2,006 workers lost their lives in 2017. Turkish child marriage religious document sparks anger BBC News | Europe … Read more

Video: “Sawerni – The Lost Children of Syria

Published on Dec 21, 2017 Ankara Policy Center #FNF4Refugees

“Sultanahmet Camii Sketch”…#istanbul news roundup…

Istanbul’s Basilica Cistern breaks annual visitor record   The Yerebatan (Basilica) Cistern, Turkey’s third most visited spot, was visited by record number of people in 2017, welcoming 1.16 million people over the course of the year. Grand Bazaar restoration to be completed in three months  Hurriyet Daily News     Restoration at Istanbul’s glorious Grand Bazaar, the … Read more

Turkey in Europe: “Özdemir Responds to Çavuşoğlu: Normalization not Possible Unless They are Freed…

Özdemir Responds to Çavuşoğlu: Normalization not Possible Unless They are Freed Bianet :: English Germany’s Green Party Co-Chair Özdemir has responded to Minister of Foreign Affairs Çavuşoğlu: “As long as the political and NGO representatives are in prison, normalization of the relations is not possible”. Greece seeks to cancel Turkish pilot’s asylum  BBC News | Europe | … Read more

It looks like he really believes in Santa Claus… a social fabric roundup…

This guy is waiting at his house’s roof for Santa Claus with a hammer in his hand. He says he does not intend to attack him but ask him to convert to Islam. We do not know in which city in Turkey this happened. A video here: Çatıda Noel Baba'yı bekleyen adamın yılbaşı isyanı! Noel … Read more

Türkiye İnternet Tarihi projesinde son durum

Şu ana kadar önerilen konular ve konu belirtmese de katkıda bulunurum diyen arkadaşların listesi buradaki Google Spreadsheet listesinde. Dağınık bir şekilde duruyor ama katkıda bulunabilecek arkadaşlara bir fikir verebilir. 1 Şubat 2018 son tarih. Ancak sonradan gelen katkıları da gelecek versiyonlara ekleyeceğiz ki kitap hem ekitap hem de web sitesi şeklinde var olacak. Katkılar bir makale şeklinde … Read more

#istanbul news roundup: Historic tram is back…”Why the Istanbul gay scene is under threat….

Historic tram on Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue back in operation Hurriyet Daily News The historic tram connecting Istanbul’s Tünel Square and Taksim Square was reopened on Dec. 30 after a year of renovations on İstiklal Avenue. Rides on the tram will be free for one week, after which a ride will cost 2.6 Turkish Liras for a full fare and … Read more

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