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Turkish court axes YouTube ban over free speech concerns

Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.

By May. 29, 2014

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Turkish court orders end to Twitter ban but...

Renewed access to the site may not last since the Turkish government can appeal the ruling, says Hurriyet Daily News.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Twitter dark in Turkey after PM's threat to 'wipe out' the service

Threat came after allegations of corruption within the leader's inner circle spread across social networks.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Turkey’s prime minister wants Twitter ban reinstated

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says that a court order lifting the Twitter ban should be overturned.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Turkish court deems country's Twitter ban unconstitutional

After Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan instituted a ban -- “wiping out” the social network -- the country’s constitutional court says not so fast.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Turkish citizens fight back against Twitter ban

The Turkish prime minister may have ordered the tap turned off, but citizens are still sneaking their tweets into the Twittersphere.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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YouTube access restored in Turkey after 2-month blockade

Ban on video-sharing site lifted five days after the country's highest court said the move violated freedom of expression.

By Jun. 3, 2014

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Turkish court orders partial lifting of YouTube ban

The ruling paves the way for most of YouTube to come back online, but 15 specific videos will still be blocked, according to Reuters.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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Turkey welcomes back Twitter

The ban has officially been lifted, a Turkish government official confirms to Reuters.

By Apr. 3, 2014

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Turkey tries to block YouTube after Syria security leak

The move comes just a week after authorities took similar action against Twitter, as the country's prime minister faces growing criticism for limiting free speech.

By Mar. 27, 2014