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Censoring the internet: the situation in Turkey

By EDRi · March 12, 2003

‘Turkey, showing the symptoms of a developing country, has not yet established the jurisprudence necessary for the Internet. The existing Turkish laws, especially the Press Law, are naively applied to alleged lawbreakers on the Internet, resulting in ludicrous outcomes.’

Paper about internet censorship in Turkey by Kemal Altintas, Tolga Aydin and Varol Akman published 10 May 2002 in First Monday, peer-reviewed journal