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Turkey Bans Twitter Ahead of March Elections

Posted March 21st, 2014 at 12:04 pm (UTC+0)
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In an astonishing move aimed at curbing the spread of information ahead of March 30 presidential elections, Turkey’s courts have blocked Twitter.  The move came within hours of comments made by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to supporters during a campaign rally: “Twitter, mwitter!,” Erdogan told supporters at a rally late on Thursday.  That’s a […]

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