Government shuts down access to YouTube; citizens protest Internet restrictions

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IFEX   International Freedom of Expression eXchange International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Turkish Internet law permits authorities to block access to thousands of websites. After blocking access to YouTube in 2008, the Turkish government recently shut down 44 IP addresses that offered alternative ways to access the Google-owned video-sharing website, report the IPS Communication Foundation (BIANET) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF). In response, two thousand people took to the street in protest against Internet restrictions.

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Government shuts down access to YouTube; citizens protest Internet restrictions

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