· September, 2007

Stories about Turkey from September, 2007

Great Firewall of Turkey: access your WordPress blog with WordPrexy

23 September 2007

As a reaction to the court's decision to block access to the entire WordPress.com blogging platform in Turkey, following a libel action brought by the Islamic-creationist, Adnan Oktar, Great Firewall of Turkey activists launched WordPrexy.com project to make Turkish blogs hosted on WordPress.com accessible. WordPrexy is a WordPress-specific proxy server...

Turkey Blocks YouTube. Again.

19 September 2007

For the second time in a year, a Turkish court ordered, on Tuesday September 18, to block access to YouTube.com over videos deemed insulting to the country's leaders. The decision followed a complaint by a resident in the eastern city of Sivas that the site hosted videos containing insults against...