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Brussels believes that Internet manipulation defies democratic system, but it is reluctant to act. This Thursday, European Commission presents a set of vague measures which, for time being, rule out a Community regulation to combat this phenomenon. The proposal calls for creation of a code of conduct that involves large ...
Eighteen locations have been identified as delivering speeds during peak times that are less than what the average Turkish internet user enjoyed in 2012, according to historical figures from internet company Akamai. NBN Co stated in an answer to a Senate estimates question that 25 cells across 18 towers ...

The new mom proved pretty unflappable when she gave birth in a hotel room on her own while on a layover in Istanbul, Turkey on March 7. Freeman, who was served in the Air Force since 2014, has found internet fame after friend Jakob Johnson revealed on Twitter that she'd delivered her baby boy during ...
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey. .... As a member of the DTNPF online community you can contribute to discussions, save your settings, get exclusive email alerts and access to special online sections, and read e-newsletters.
There is little doubt that the looming economic crisis pushed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to declare snap elections. Before he did so, Erdogan's political ally had already suggested an early election. Devlet Bahceli, leader of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party, said Turkey should go to the ...
Amid the recent boom in e-commerce in Turkey and an accompanying shift in advertisement to social media, Finance Minister Naci Ağbal said yesterday that all activities that bring a constant flow of income are subject to taxes. "Whether one displays ads on their own sites or earns income by shooting ...

We in Turkey can no more think of the internet as a tool for free and unlimited access to information without thinking of censorship. We have reached a point where no one finds the blocking of new websites strange, in fact they are surprised when some have not yet been blocked. Censoring the internet is a ...
According to the nongovernmental organization Freedom House, internet freedom in Turkey has steadily deteriorated, with its Freedom Net Overall Score slipping by 21 points, from 45 in 2011 to 66 in 2017, with the higher score meaning more violations. “There is no justification for Turkish authorities using ...
Oran said in a written statement that no one can prevent people from watching these TV shows in the age of the internet and with so many satellites. "A channel may be closed, but there are many media organizations that will broadcast Turkish TV series because many people like Turkish series, and Turkey ...
Upon MBC's decision, film sector representatives in Turkey immediately started discussing alternative solutions to offer TV series to their audiences in the Arab region, reported on Tuesday Turkish Sabah daily. The internet and streaming facilities could possibly replace the industries losses, suggested ...
ISTANBUL — Having already brought Turkey's mainstream media to heel, and made considerable headway in rolling back Turkish democracy, the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set its sights on a seemingly innocuous target: a satellite television preacher named Adnan Oktar.
ISTANBUL — Having already brought Turkey's mainstream media to heel, and made considerable headway in rolling back Turkish democracy, the ... But critics say that Mr. Oktar has become a convenient trigger for the government to pursue wide-reaching restrictions on internet content and broadcasters.
The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Turkish authorities to scrap the article of a draft bill that would expand internet censorship in Turkey. The Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission yesterday passed article 73 of the bill, which would require online broadcasters, including YouTube and ...
ISTANBUL, Turkey - The Turkish government is looking to expand its control over the internet and social media, leading to concerns that it intends to deprive independent journalists of their last refuge – and more broadly to censor programming that differs from its own world view. A draft bill submitted to ...
However, the initial coverage with the disparaging language is still online in internet archives. Turkey has had established press laws regulating the editorial standards of journalism. Above all the legislation regulating specific issues, Turkish Radio-TV Law states that all radio and TV stations operate under ...
The sentences come as Turkey has increased its crackdown on dissent amid its ongoing offensive against Kurdish groups in Afrin, northern Syria. Free press advocate the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged Ankara to scrap a draft bill that would “expand internet censorship.” The parliament's ...
The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Turkish authorities to scrap the article of a draft bill that would expand internet censorship in Turkey. The Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission yesterday passed article 73 of the bill, which would require online broadcasters, including YouTube and ...

ISTANBUL, Turkey - The Turkish government is looking to expand its control over the internet and social media, leading to concerns that it intends to deprive independent journalists of their last refuge – and more broadly to censor programming that differs from its own world view. A draft bill submitted to ...
Turkey joined the world yesterday in marking Safer Internet Day, an occasion to raise awareness about the dangers children and the youth face online, from falling victim ... According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), children are starting to use computers as young as 8 years old.
Balkan has Turkish and French citizenship, and says their decision was sparked by two things: increasing concerns about the possibility of Britain leaving the EU, and the Conservative government's Investigatory Powers Act, otherwise known as the snoopers' charter, some of which was declared unlawful ...
Thousands of academics in Turkish universities stand accused of either having supported terrorism or the attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in July 2016. ... Of course there was no Internet. Nothing digital ... Probably the conditions were better than in some other prisons in Turkey.
On Sunday, residents of the northern city, near the Turkish border, rallied against Ankara's ongoing operation targeting the US-backed Kurdish force, which Turkey links to terrorists. Ankara launched 'Olive Branch' on January 20 and has killed almost 600 Kurdish militiamen in nine days, according to the ...
Shelters were prepared and the internet was only functioning sporadically. Turkey sees the YPG as a terror group and the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which has waged a bloody three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state. "We are determined. Afrin will be sorted out. We will ...
Professor Kaya, imprisoned on terrorism charges following Turkey's failed coup of 2016 and subsequent government crackdown against academics, said that he wrote the papers in total isolation from outside scholarship using just a pen and paper. Access to a computer and the internet in jail were “out of ...
"According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, women make up around 34 percent of Turkey's labor force. Men's involvement in the workforce is more than double that of women's. With the better education that number will decrease. "Women can use the internet to improve themselves, follow developments ...
Can't stand the thought of cruising at 35,000 feet without the soothing presence of your emotional support turkey, trusty comfort-snake or therapy possum ..... the service animals, suggesting that not everyone who prints out an emotional support animal certification from the internet actually trains their animal.
Turkey's favourite celebrity chef Saltbae - known for viral videos of him sprinkling salt with a flamboyant flourish - is opening a restaurant in New York City. ... A Turkish butcher and chef who found fame via internet videos of his unique salt sprinkling style is about to open a restaurant in New York City.
BULGARIA has voiced support for the EU continuing its accession talks with Turkey despite concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's record on human rights and ... His policy extends to the internet with thousands of Twitter accounts and websites having been shut down by the government.
Tanks are already massed on the border near Afrin, which is held by Kurdish fighters Turkey considers terrorists, BBC added. Kurdish leaders have promised to defend the enclave and urged the international community to prevent Turkey targeting what they said were its one million residents. Turkey has for ...
"The citizens will be provided with free training on how to use the internet under this project," he said. Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA), Minister Arslan said that the Directorate General for Communications and the Union of Municipalities of Turkey (TBB) have signed a protocol to establish these public ...
A Turkish butcher and chef known widely on the internet for his videos of preparing and salting steaks with a dramatic flourish has opened a restaurant in New York City. Nusret Gokce, famous online for his videos that earned him the moniker "Salt Bae," opened one of his Nusr-Et steakhouses in midtown ...
A woman has stunned internet users after showung a recipe of how to make stuffing - using her mouth. The presenter, who calls herself Riva Godfrey, tells viewers that they can 'dice' ingredients for their stuffing by chewing carrots, onions, garlic, celery, parsley and bread before spitting into a mixing bowl.
Turkish Airlines has apologized to 47 passengers for disabling the wireless internet connection during a flight on which former Prime Minister Mesut Yılmaz and his wife Berna Yılmaz were traveling. ... In its apology, Turkey's national flag carrier also granted 7,500 air miles to each of the 47 passengers.
Vodafone Turkey announced that its AR game 'Internet hunters (Internet Avcilari)' reached 800,000 end-users. The first 5 subscribers who collected 30,000 so-called 'bits' were each rewarded by its prepaid brand Vodafone FreeZone with an iPhone 8 Plus 256GB smartphone as part of a gift campaign.
Unless you happen to be Santa Claus, figuring out what to gift to those special someones in your life is no easy feat. For millennials in particular, the gifting season feels like a higher stakes version of the matching games we used to play as children. Now that we are adults in the real world, do we have the ...
Turkey's top religious body, the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), has issued a fatwa on divorce, stating that couples may get divorced via telephone call, fax, letter, text message or internet. “Divorcing your spouse by saying 'talaq' via phone call, letter, SMS, internet and fax are as valid as saying it to ...
A Turkish professor has been awarded for his role in developing coding that will play a vital role in 5G telecommunications, Ankara's Bilkent University has ... Arıkan, who will be presented the award in May, was selected for inventing “polar coding,” which will increase the capacity of 5G internet devices.
... surveys show, and a new study released Thursday adds to a growing body of evidence that smartphone and internet addiction is harming our minds — literally. How do you know if you're addicted? There's an online (of course) quiz to find out, which has been translated into Spanish, Italian and Turkish.
Cumhuriyet ("Republic") is one of the last independent newspapers in Turkey where many critical media outlets have been shut down. The daily has itself been ... And the Twitter account of American journalist Brush was inundated with messages from impatient Turkish internet users. One of them appeared ...
The increasing use of smartphones and social media in Turkey has brought psychological consequences along with its benefits, as growing numbers of internet users find themselves "dependent." Among Turkish youth, internet usage has reached 90 percent, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ...
"The Chinese and Turkish authorities have given kids IoT-enabled ... future of education," Joe D. Jensen, Vice President, Internet of Things (IoT) ...
Numbers, because how else will you wager on presidential turkey ... could drastically change how (and which) Americans access the internet.
The day after Turkey Day saw $5.03 billion in online sales versus Thanksgiving Day's $2.87 billion internet haul, Adobe says. Those are both ...
The amount of drugs seized by the authorities in Turkey surpasses the amount seized in ... Turkish citizens can call 191, a 24/7 helpline, in order to get ... added, noting that Internet addiction often harms a person's social skills.
The Internet Freaked Out About Kylie's Dessert Spread But Didn't ... Pretty much the whole internet oogled that dessert spread. ... TURKEY.
Then you'll look more carefully, and realize that it's your cable/Internet provider that's charging for this. Don't worry, though! For $19.99/mo more ...
Some very creative people at a tinfoil company came up with a chip-topped turkey recipe they've decided to share on the internet. The bird is covered in Flamin' Hot Cheetos, but alternative turkey prep methods include Cool Ranch Doritios and Funyuns as well.
Tuesday was Drumstick's lucky day, as the 47-pound turkey was bestowed with an official presidential pardon from President Donald Trump in the White House's Rose Garden. Visitors and press assembled hours before the big moment, curious if the honor would go to Drumstick or his poultry compatriot, ...
We talked to the experts behind the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line about ... in the world of instant answers to nearly anything on the Internet, home ...
A case in point: He was unable to get a Turkish official to go on camera, as the ... but Turkey made it clear that the industry would be banned from the country ... reviews on the internet even before the movie had been released.


 

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