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- Turkey Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia
- Turkey blocks Wikipedia over ‘articles alleging terrorist links’
- Turkey details grounds for blocking Wikipedia
The first report:
Obviously, Turkey is trying to take a page out of the Russian playbook. Soon they will discover how the world really works.
This suggests Erdogan is very afraid – even Putin gave up on trying to block Wikipedia. A very foolish play which shows no understanding of how the modern world works.
The capital Ankara was willing to lift the ban if the website complied with its demands to remove “offending content.”
Turkey on April 29 blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the communications agency said
Online encyclopedia is accused of being part of smear campaign against Turkey
Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia over linking the nation to terror activity, the government saidSaturday, according to state-run Anadolu Agency.
It’s the latest of the country’s crackdowns on free speech and expression.
Amid criticism of the president’s controversial April 16 referendum.
Turkey has blocked online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security.
The online encyclopedia is inaccessible under an official order, but no reason for this is given.