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New Censorship Bill in Turkey Shows Further Contempt for Digital Rights

A proposed Internet censorship law which would bring regulatory power of online content, including YouTube, Netflix, and personal social media accounts, under the domain of Turkey’s Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK), passed the Turkish Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission late last month….

Turkey has been monitoring their citizens over messaging apps.

Turkish Government Cracks Down on Encryption, Threatens Human Rights

Encryption has been under attack in many locations around the world lately, including Turkey. The Turkish government breached the weak security of messaging app, ByLock, and used the cyber intelligence gained to make countless arrests of people involved with the recent attempted coup…

Turkey censors social media, asks government to block VPN providers

Turkey Blocks Social Media Sites…Again

Several major social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube were blocked or throttled in Turkey beginning Monday night. These blocks came in response to the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, which occured on Monday. As reported by Turkey Blocks, the…

VyprVPN accessible in Turkey despite call for VPN ban.

VyprVPN Working in Turkey, Despite Call for VPN Crackdown

On November 4, the Turkish government increased censorship within the country. After blocking major social media sites and other messaging platforms – a practice which is commonplace – the Turkish government expanded their crackdown and instructed ISPs to block a list of major VPN…

Twitter Blocked Turkey Access with VPN

Twitter Currently Blocked in Turkey: Maintain Access with VyprVPN

Twitter is currently blocked in Turkey. The social media site was blocked by the government, in response to images of violence between Turkish and Kurdish citizens that have been spreading online. This is not the first time social media has been blocked in…

Twitter Blocked Turkey Access with VPN

Twitter Blocked in Turkey Today: Retain Access with VyprVPN

News broke this morning that Twitter is blocked in Turkey today. The block was enacted in response to a terror attack that took place Monday, as the government hopes to stop Twitter users from rallying support for protests in the wake of the…