Barely a few days earlier Turkey had gone through a similar blockage of the entire WordPress.com domain being blocked for Turkish users. Reports are now coming in that Thailand has also sadly scummed to a similar bout of censorship effectively blocking the entire WordPress.com domain for all internet users in Thailand since August 22nd The [...]
Archive for August, 2007
– ALERT ! – DON’T BLOCK THE BLOG CONDEMNS CENSORSHIP OF WORDPRESS.COM BY THE TURKISH GOVERNMENT Download the PDF Version of the Press Release Don’t Block the Blog would like to express its dissatisfaction at the recent development in Turkey where the Turkish Government has been served with a court order to enforce a blanket [...]
Mideast Youth has set up an online petition to unblock WordPress in Turkey. Please take a moment to read and sign it.
Taking stride from our Don’t Block the Blog campaign that we launched for Pakistan back in march 2006. We would like to show our support for the ongoing problems faced by Turkish bloggers. A Pakistani blogger, Kyla Pasha from Islamabad has been kind enough to whip us a few campaign buttons so that the Don’t [...]
Cross Posted at Teeth Maestro: A few months back in March there was a huge circus surrounding the decision by the Turkish government to block the entire YouTube website as it hosted a video which according to the official government statement was insulting Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. Unsurprisingly the same, modern [...]