Turkey blocks Twitter, YouTube and Facebook




Turkey, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook temporarily blocked after using those websites statues were scattered from a hostage of a prosecutor. Meanwhile, the websites are in the air again.

Turkey flag Twitter, Facebook and YouTube were inaccessible Monday through multiple providers, reported several media. Meanwhile, the websites are back online, reports Bloomberg.

The websites were blocked because images were scattered from a hostage of a prosecutor. Who came to the hostage killed. Several newspapers and websites published pictures of the hostages, which showed that the prosecutor by radical left-wing militants held at gunpoint, to the annoyance of the Turkish government.

Then a Turkish court decided that websites had to remove the images. If they do not, they can be blocked according to Turkish law, which in the case of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube so happened. Facebook removed showing the pictures, but just like Twitter announced their intention to appeal the decision.


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