All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Twitter Ban’

YouTube Banned By Turkish Government Less Than A Week After Twitter Ban

Just a few days after the Turkish government blocked popular social networking site Twitter, it also imposed a crackdown on the video streaming site YouTube. Twitter, which has an estimated 10 million Turkish subscribers, was blocked by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the run-up to the local elections due to fears that voters will be influenced by what he …

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Twitter Ban Struck Down By Turkish Court

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that the world would “witness the power of the Turkish Republic.” Now it is Erdogan who is witnessing the power of the Turkish court system. On Wednesday, a Turkish court ordered the lifting of the Twitter ban imposed last week. Erdogan pushed for the social media ban following the spread of recordings that …

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Twitter Ban In Turkey: What Was The True Goal?

“We’ll eradicate Twitter,” declared Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “I don’t care what the international community says. Everyone will witness the power of the Turkish Republic.” Then on Thursday at around midnight, Turkish citizens found that Twitter had been banned. Where did this sudden need to “eliminate” Twitter actually come from? It seems that Erdogan, who is otherwise supportive …

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Urban Meyer Bans Twitter For Ohio State Football Players

Apparently in an effort to snip anymore Terrelle Pryor/tattoo-gate debacle that sank the career of Jim Tressel, incoming Ohio State football coach, Urban Meyer, has decided to implement a Twitter ban for his players. Again, the surprise is this isn’t a more common approach from coaches, especially ones from big time college programs that receive a bulk of the media …

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