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Internet Censorship: Turkey Blocks Web Pages Touting Darwin’s Evolution Theory

The blocking by Turkish state authorities of Web pages advocating the theory of evolution has put the focus on wider concerns by teachers and academics that the ideas of Darwin increasingly are being undermined by the Islamic-rooted government. Numerous web

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Turkey Backtracks on Controversial Internet Filtering Plans

In the face of increasing concerns from the public over a planned Internet filtering system to be imposed in late August, Turkey‘s Internet watchdog decided not to oblige Internet users to choose a filtering option and postponed the introduction of

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Academic Network for Researching Music Censorship

Over 40 professors, university researchers and students from the Nordic countries have established a network to provide an informed knowledge of the role of culture and music in a global world, and of the practices which cause restrictions and silencing

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Posted in Human Rights

Turkey Arrests 32 ‘Anonymous’ Members

Officials in Turkey have arrested 32 members of clandestine Web group Anonymous for their alleged involvement in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Turkish government Web sites. Suspects were arrested in a dozen Turkish cities, including Ankara and Istanbul,

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Posted in Human Rights

Marchers Protest New Turkish Web Filtering Rules

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Posted in Human Rights

Online Censorship Now Bordering on the Ridiculous in Turkey

Source: Reporters Without Borders Reporters Without Borders is both amused and shocked to learn that the High Council for Telecommunications (TIB), Turkey’s Internet regulator, has issued Internet service providers and website hosting companies with a list of 138 keywords that

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