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New leak exposes how the FBI directed Anonymous’ hacks
Dozens of pages of previously unreleased documents pertaining to the prosecution of hacktivist Jeremy Hammond have been released, further linking the United States government to a gamut of cyberattacks waged against foreign nations.

24.04.2014 18:41

'Shared pain': Turkish PM Erdogan in historic Armenian statement
In a statement to mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide carried out by the Turks in 1915, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan stressed the “shared pain” endured during those events and expressed “condolences” to Armenians around the world.

23.04.2014 14:26

Twitter blocks two accounts critical of Turkish govt
Twitter executives have admitted that the company has blocked two Turkish social media accounts which were used to leak secret government documents and accuse authorities of widespread corruption.

21.04.2014 20:26

14 arrested in Istanbul as police use tear gas against protesting football fans (PHOTOS)
Police in Istanbul used tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of football fans protesting the recent switch to the e-ticket system, which they say allows police to snoop on their private data. At least 14 people were arrested in the clashes.

20.04.2014 22:41

​Turkey’s Erdogan challenges constitutional court that lifted social media ban
Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan made a formal complaint with the country’s constitutional court on Friday, calling secret recordings spread on social media a violation of his family’s rights.

18.04.2014 21:13

​Searching for casus belli: Turkey’s assault on Kassab?
In view of Turkey's strenuous relationship with its neighbor, Armenia, the reports of Turkish involvement in the military attack on the Syrian city of Kassab seems disturbingly timely, apposite, and rather eerie.

15.04.2014 15:12

Turkey accuses Twitter of tax evasion, demands local office
Turkish officials have called for Twitter to open an office and pay tax in the country. This came in face-to-face talks after Turkey banned the micro-blogging site in the country for two weeks following a corruption scandal.

14.04.2014 13:30

Turkey to maintain YouTube block despite ‘free speech’ ruling
YouTube will remain blocked in Turkey in spite of a court order ruling that the ban is a violation of freedom of speech. The prohibition of social media in Turkey sparked public ire and mass protests against internet censorship.

10.04.2014 10:05

Turkey's tortured relationship with social media
Ever since the eruption of the Gezi protests last summer, Turkey's one-time unassailable leader, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has been under attack.

09.04.2014 09:11

WikiLeaks release: Internet governance body trying to stop NSA surveillance
WikiLeaks has published what the anti-secrecy organization says is the penultimate draft agreement expected to be discussed later this month in Brazil at a global internet governance meeting co-hosted by 12 countries including the United States.

08.04.2014 16:17

Erdogan: Turkish court ruling lifting Twitter ban should be overturned
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that a constitutional court ruling that lifted a previous ban on Twitter was wrong and should be overturned.

08.04.2014 14:29

Google appeals ongoing YouTube blockade in Turkey
US internet giant Google has gone to Turkey’s Constitutional Court to appeal the government’s decision to block its video file sharing service YouTube. The ban, which had been imposed before local elections, has been upheld by a local court ruling.

07.04.2014 15:54

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