· August, 2008

Stories about Turkey from August, 2008

Turkey: Bloggers Banning Themselves

18 August 2008

If you are a long-time follower of the Turkish blogosphere you will have undoubtedly heard about the Turkish ban on Wordpress....and the periodic bans on YouTube, and on the social-networking widget site Slide, oh..and now on Dailymotion as well. I think that is all? Isn't it? It is hard to keep track now-a-days and frustrating. Turkish bloggers feel the same way too, and are protesting the constant banning of sites by voluntarily banning their own.

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Turkey: Dailymotion blocked

  6 August 2008

Access to the french video-sharing website Dailymotion.com has been blocked in Turkey since August 2nd 2008. According to Erkan Saka, an Istanbul-based blogger, “the decision to ban the site came without any explanation.” This is the second instance of a popular video-sharing website being blocked in Turkey. YouTube was blocked...

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