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Turks Clash with Police Over Internet Curbs

Turkish riot police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse hundreds of people protesting legislation that critics say will tighten government controls over the Internet. Demonstrators hurled firecrackers and stones Saturday at police officers who cordoned off Istanbul's Taksim Square.The legislation would allow authorities to block websites for privacy violation without a court decision. Internet providers would also be forced to keep users' data and make them available to state...

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