A report: How the appointed rector damages Boğaziçi University

The academics of Boğaziçi University released a report addressing problems that emerged following…


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The rise and fall of Clubhouse in Turkey

After a brief period of popularity among opposition activists, pro-Erdoğan figures have now flooded the app

Screenshot from the website https://www.joinclubhouse.com/

In January, when students of Turkey’s prestigious Boğaziçi University launched protests against a president-appointed rector, Clubhouse was one of the places where much of the conversation about the movement was taking place.

In an interview with Middle East Eye, Furkan Dabaniyasti, a moderator at one of Boğaziçi’s Clubhouse’s rooms, said the group “gathered every component of the university, from students and alumnus to academics in an open forum where they discuss everything openly and publicly.”


Turkey adds crypto firms to terror funding regulations

Presidential decree adds cryptocurrency exchanges to anti-money laundering and terrorism financing rules.

Turkey makes crypto platforms responsible for money-laundering and terrorism finance | Ahval


 

 

 

According to a Central Bank regulation, payment and electronic money institutions will not be able to mediate platforms that offer trading, custody, transfer, or issuance services for crypto assets besides mediating fund transfers from them.
Bitcoin fell more than 4% after Turkey’s central bank banned the use of cryptocurrencies to pay for goods and services.

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