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Turkey - YouTube blocked as cyber-censorship mounts in run-up to election

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The High Council for Telecommunications (TIB) blocked YouTube in Turkey today, applying a decision adopted by the authorities earlier in the day “as a preventive measure” without referring to the courts. YouTube's censorship came shortly after an audio recording was posted on the site in which the (now former) foreign minister, the head of the MIT intelligence agency and other senior officials can reportedly be heard discussing the possibility of a Turkish military operation in Syria. It was (...)

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