Protests against Internet bans held on Turkey

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  1. WiiCrazy
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  2. SamAsh07

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    Can't be arsed to read what the censorship is about, is it to block pornography?? Nothing new then, porn has been blocked here since Jan or Feb 2010.
     
  3. TwinRetro

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    There really is no source that you linked to.
     
  4. Slyakin

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    I can't see any source, but I do see signs with the YouTube logo on them. Are they banning YouTube?
     
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    Speaking of signs, gotta love how they fashioned the pointer into a middle finger [​IMG]
     
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  7. WiiCrazy
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    That is shocking, I hope you manage to stop it being implemented.
     
  9. shakirmoledina

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    i am against censoring multi-purpose websites like youtube but otherwise these sites are obviously requiring a ban... get married is what i say
    strange thing is that there are sooo many people.
     
  10. OmegaVesko

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    Uhm.. How is what people browse even REMOTELY the government's business? Jesus, it's China/The middle east all over again.
     
  11. WiiCrazy
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    The emphasis is not put upon pornography.. Those who want it access it somewhat anyway.

    Here is the press release of a major dictionary site ek$i sözlük, one can see why internet users are wary of this new filtering mechanism.

     
  12. RupeeClock

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    It's entirely the government's business if they decide the websites they browse may conflict with "the acceptable opinion of the government", if the government so decides that's how they operate.

    If I remember right, youtube got blocked after a single distasteful video was uploaded. That video is long gone now, but youtube remains blocked.
    Remember not everywhere is a democracy.
     
  13. HtheB

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    The filter that Turkey is going to add, can be ACTIVATED by the user itself :/
    If you don't want to activate the filter, then you don't have to.....

    95% of those people that went to protest doesn't even know how to use internet..