Twitter Surrendered to TurkeyAdded: Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Finally, the microblogging platform has given up trying to fight the Turkish censorship and agreed to ban people from talking about government corruption. Before the elections, the Turkish government tried to stop its people from using Twitter as they discussed a government corruption scandal there. The authorities simply switched off Twitter in the country.
Despite the scandal, the government still won the election – apparently, the Turks expect their politicians to keep stealing their money. Unfortunately for Twitter, this means that the government can safely tell the website that if it wants to continue to make money in the country, it is going to have to do what they want. So, the authorities have been working directly with the microblogging service to resolve "the problem" of inconvenient tweets.
The Turkish media revealed that the Turks are likely able to ban or filter certain tweets from ever appearing using a filtering system detecting “malicious content”. This would result in the banning of certain Turkish phrases on Twitter and the death of at least 2 accounts that have been noticed disseminating anti-government materials.
Of course, it is much easier for the Turkish government to suppress tweets instead of blocking Twitter while keeping its citizens passive. Somehow, the Turks have managed to avoid social media helping overthrow an increasingly autocratic government by being even more autocratic. Worse still, Twitter appears to be helping a government that seeks to silence its people and hurt free speech. The social networks, including microblogging platform, were used as a tool to remove governments in Egypt and Tunisia, but Turkey made this its way.
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Thursday, April 24th, 2014
|Stop saying Turk to all people in Turkey.You know that not everybody Turk in Turkey and not everybody care about coup.In the past years it was the army who coup government now the Kemalist White Turks trying to coup with street fights.They should used to live with democracy, people of Turkey will never elect Kemalist CHP again.We have done with Kemalist system, now it's time for democracy but not a surrender of USA or EU.|
|posted by (2014-04-25 14:21:50)|
|yav he he|
Tayyeapin göt kılı git başka yerde yaşa o zaman. Hüloooğ
|posted by (2014-04-25 19:40:38)|
|Hey you dickhead! You never give up giving these kind of shit news, ain't you? Take yourself and your twitter to where you belong to! Well, do you know the majority of the Turks/Kurds are now awakened and realised that you vandals are just biological waste of the life. All you have to do is try to provoke the people for doing the anarchy, cause you got no real life! So pathetic... Imagine , you try to blame your own country and people here , and nobody will care about your bloody provocations.|
|posted by (2014-04-25 19:44:25)|
|Where the hell this site's admin that let you post this topic publically? I guess you loser never fedup:)|
|posted by (2014-04-26 18:03:58)|
|Guess we have one of those politician's relative here. Watch your tweet people.|
|posted by (2014-04-26 20:12:47)|
|You better call it" Watch your ass" Dovahkin! Wasted....|
|Sometimes you lot make me laugh, ALL governments are corrupt, All parties LIE to get into power,and ALL governments are stealing their own countries, peoples, money. Wake the f#*k up people.|
You are not paranoid, they are out to get you!
|posted by (2014-04-28 18:32:32)|
|more freedom more humanity|
|@8 ....well that's google translate for you |
and jack1975... perhaps the translation of the article was off, judging from your poorly translated response
|posted by (2014-05-04 10:42:05)|
|yea i'd say google translate totally fu**ed us on this one lol judging from the responses as well. however with monsantos gmo's ambushing us,i kinda do feel like i'm "biologically" wasting away here... better eat those veggies with alkalinity!!|
|posted by (2014-05-05 04:47:54)|
|wtf? How did America get roped into this? I know they do some shady stuff, but good lord mates.. they're not responsible for every ill of the world. If Turkey's officials are corrupt and stealing from their people, that's not America, that's just corrupt politicians in Turkey and a population that refused to expel them. Take some responsibility.||
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