#Cyberculture Anonymous’ Barrett Brown is back! – “Inside ‘Methbot’: The massive Russian cybercrime operation stealing millions from advertisers….

Anonymous’ Barrett Brown Is Free—and Ready to Pick New Fights Wired Top Stories by Andy Greenberg   After four years in prison, Anonymous’ rabblerousing information activist is back with a new plan to restart his radical muckraking. Inside ‘Methbot’: The massive Russian cybercrime operation stealing millions from advertisers Mashable! by Patrick Kulp   Security experts have uncovered … Read more

Before the Nov 1 election, Ruling AKP plays its last cards: Confiscates opposition media entities #MedyaDokunma, Extrajudicial killings and possibly committing many other crimes we are not aware of…

Trustee Appointed to Koza Holding Bianet :: English Koza İpek Holding including Channel Kanaltürk, Bugün daily and other 22 corporations, has been appointed a trustee. 5 Websites Blocked in a Day Bianet :: English Presidency of Telecommunication blocked access to five news websites in a day. Turkish woman shot during police operation dies at hospital A Turkish woman … Read more

Istanbul news roundup: “Not your mother’s Islam: the stylish women of Istanbul

Shoppers in the Fatih distict of Istanbul, Turkey. Fatih is known as one of the most conservative districts in the city. Not your mother’s Islam: the stylish women of Istanbul British Journal of Photography At a fashion shoot for ALA Magazine, the first magazine in Turkey for conservative women. The shoot is at Bretz Home … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Most popular programming languages shift at Github

Most popular programming languages shift at Github Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza Driven by the web and Android, Javascript and Java reign. Ruby and C lose ground. PHP lumbers on, impervious. Somewhere in the distance, a Perl script barks mournfully. Wargames-style map shows ongoing internet attacks Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza The Norse Map is a Wargames-style … Read more

Armenia loses hope, withdraws normalization protocols signed in 2009…

Armenia Withdraws “Normalization” Protocols From Parliament  Bianet :: English Following Armenia’s withdrawal from normalization protocols signed in 2009, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry made a statement, saying that Armenia’s decision was “unfortunate”. Frustration over Özgecan Aslan continues in Turkey:  Death penalty is not solution, says Özgecan’s father The father of Özgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old student who was brutally killed … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “RWB condemns presence of ‘predators’ in Paris march

RWB condemns presence of ‘predators’ in Paris march, calls for solidarity with ‘all Charlies’ Reporters Without Borders – Jan 11 – Reporters Without Borders welcomes the participation of many foreign leaders in today‘s march in Paris in homage to the victims of last week’s terror attacks and in defence of the French republic’s values, but … Read more

“Turkey’s Descent Into Paranoia” as arrest warrant for Gülen issued.. #ÖzgürMedyayaKelepçe

Turkey’s Descent Into Paranoia nytimes.com – Dec 19 – Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says mass arrests on Dec. 14 of journalists, screenwriters and television producers were necessary to eliminate agents of a “parallel state” bent on seizing power. But Mr. Erdogan’s efforts to… Turkey issues warrant for Gulen  BBC News | Europe | World Edition … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Bodies of #MH17 victims arrive in Holland…

  Myths and Misreporting About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17  Slate Articles by Martin Enserink A consultative Council of Citizens: for a new policy of participation in Europe  open Democracy News Analysis – by Patrizia Nanz and Raphaël Kies People are no longer content simply to take part in elections and to delegate all their power to political representatives. If … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: AKP government after more tweets while decides “to better inform foreign media about Turkey?s press freedom

Government decides to better inform foreign media about Turkey?s press freedom The government is taking steps to inform foreign journalists in other countries about the ?truth in Turkey,? Davutoğlu said Turkey has censored more than 100 tweets in the past week theverge.com ? Russell Brandom ? May 8, 11:49 AM ? More than a month after Turkey lifted … Read more

WJS piece: “How Turkey’s Erdogan became one of the world’s most determined Internet censors

How Turkey’s Erdogan became one of the world’s most determined Internet censors ISTANBUL?Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan rode around Google Inc.GOOGL +0.68% headquarters last spring in the company’s self-driving car, tried on Google Glass eyewear and vowed to keep digitizing the economy in the country he has ruled since 2003. Since then, the 60-year-old Mr. Erdogan has turned his democratically … Read more

Al Jazeera the Stream piece: “Twitter critics #UnfollowAbdullahGul

Turkish president reportedly loses 80,000 followers after signing controversial internet law….   [View the story “Twitter critics #UnfollowAbdullahGul” on Storify]

EFD Rights Watch: CPJ calls on Erdogan to embrace press freedom…”Dink murder trial restarts amid family?s protest…

Dink murder trial restarts amid family?s protest, court rules for arrest of key suspect The trial into the murder of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink restarted in Istanbul today Turkish ban on prisoners’ voting violates human rights, says European court The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Sept. 17 that Turkey had violated the … Read more