Turkish government blocks access to Wikipedia - Economic Times

Turkey on Sunday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups, the latest restriction on a popular website to hit Turkish users. Turkey's Information ...

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia website – monitoring group - Normangee Star

It has become all too familiar here: the endless “loading” icon followed by the message “server timed out”. Such measures are used to block access to pages or entire websites to protect “national security and public order”. “Anyone with Internet access ...

Turkey Blocks All Versions of Wikipedia - Yahoo Finance

The censorship monitoring site Turkey Blocks on Saturday morning reported that all editions of Wikipedia had been blocked for internet users in Turkey. Turkish telecommunications authorities have since stated that the block was imposed under a law that ...

Monitors: Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia - pppFocus

Monitoring group Turkey Blocks has claimed the block began early Saturday morning and applied to all language editions of the website. Wikipedia, a collaborative online reference work, says it is ranked among the 10 most popular websites. Turkey's ...

Turkey blocks Wikipedia over 'refusal to delete articles alleging government terrorist links' - The Independent

The Turkish government has said it completely blocked Wikipedia – the online encyclopaedia – over its refusal to delete articles and comments that suggest the country is co-operating with “terrorist groups”. Turkish officials have reportedly been in ...

Erdogan Arrests and Fires Thousands, Bans Dating Shows - teleSUR English

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends an interview with Reuters at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, April 25, 2017. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 30 April 2017. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter Share to ...

Turkey Has Blocked Access to Wikipedia, Says Monitoring Group - Normangee Star

Access to Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, has been blocked in Turkey, according to an internet censorship-monitoring network. But Turkey's official news agency, quoting the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, said ...

Turkish authorities block access to Wikipedia - Normangee Star

Anyone with access to the internet can write or edit articles on the online encyclopaedia. Daily Hurriyet newspaper said Turkey has been in communication with Wikipedia for the removal of content supporting terror and presenting Turkey as a “supporter ...

Turkish internet users 'unable to access Wikipedia' - Normangee Star

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has presided over a crackdown since last year's coup attempt. It is the second large-scale purge since the narrow victory of a 16 April referendum giving President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping powers. Opponents of ...

Turkey blocks Wikipedia over what it calls terror 'smear campaign' - Normangee Star

President Tayyip Erdogan says the measures are needed given the scope of the security threat Turkey faces. The second decree, among other things, bans radio and television programmes for 'finding friends and spouses'. Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip ...

Wikipedia, TV dating shows banned in Turkey - Tempo

ISTANBUL – Turkey on Saturday blocked all access to Wikipedia and banned television dating shows, adding to fears of a crackdown after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's victory in a referendum on enhancing his powers. The government also dismissed ...

Turkey suspends over 9000 police officers for alleged Gulen links - Normangee Star

Police launched simultaneous operations in all of Turkey's 81 provinces detaining a total of 1,120 people connected to the police force, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish police officers escort people after their arrest for alleged links ...

Turkey details grounds for blocking Wikipedia - Deutsche Welle

Turkey's telecommunications authority has said that access to Wikipedia is being barred due to entries alleging the country supports terrorism. It was not clear which specific posts had run afoul of Turkish rules. Symbolbild Wikipedia (picture alliance ...

Access to Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey: Monitor - Normangee Star

“Instead of coordinating against terrorism, it has become part of an information source which is running a smear campaign against Turkey in the worldwide arena”, Turkey's communications ministry said, according to Anadolu Agency, a Turkish government ...

Monitor: Turkish internet users unable to access Wikipedia - ClickLancashire

Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, one of the world's most popular websites. The group noted that the kind of administrative measure used here often precedes a full court order to block a site in the ...

Turkey blocks Wikipedia, labelling it a threat to national security - India.com

The Turkish government said that they had sacked more than 3,900 civil servants, military as well as police personnel as the purge of alleged anti-government officials continued. By Zeeshan Shaikh | Updated: April 30, 2017 7:02 PM IST Follow Email.

Wikipedia is now totally blocked in Turkey - Normangee Star

The Turkish government has blocked access to Wikipedia, alleging that the online encyclopedia is running a “smear campaign” against Turkey. Anadolu news agency said officials have warned Wikipedia to remove content likening Turkey to terror groups but ...

Ban it all! As Wikipedia blocked in Turkey, a brief history of media blackouts - Al-Bawaba

Wikipedia was blocked in Turkey after the website refused to take down entries alleging Turkey had colluded with terrorists. (Shutterstock). Follow >. Click here to add Binali Yildirim as an alert. Click here to remove the Binali Yildirim alert ...

Wikipedia - Turkey blocked access to the online encyclopedia nationwide - Blasting News

Anybody who uses the Internet knows what Wikipedia is. For the longest time, this user-generated online encyclopedia has been very helpful especially for those who are researching for topics. At 8 AM eastern time, on April 29, Turkey Blocks reported ...

Turkey Just Blocked Wikipedia Without a Court and With No Declared Reason - AppsforPCdaily

The Turkish government has blocked users in the country from visiting Wikipedia, according to monitors, the latest in a string of attempts by authorities to prevent citizens from viewing certain websites purportedly due to national security concerns. A ...