Turkey Bans YouTube for Second Time

A Turkish court has again blocked access to the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube because of clips allegedly insulting the country's founding father; the first ban was also due to clips deemed disrespectful to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, a war hero who founded Turkey from the ruins of the Ottoman Empire. It is illegal in Turkey to insult the revered figure, whose portrait still hangs in almost all government offices nearly 70 years after his death. Users trying to access the Web site from Turkey were met with notices in English and Turkish saying it was banned under an Ankara court order issued January 17.

Last March, another court blocked access to YouTube. The ban was lifted two days later after YouTube removed the offending videos. In September, a court in the eastern city of Sivas ordered a ban after saying videos on the site insulted Ataturk, President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the army, but the ban was never implemented. The current ban will probably also be lifted once Google, the owner of YouTube, removes the “insulting” videos.

News source: Associated Press

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kardeş türkçe konuşmamaya dikkat et, sonuçta türkçe konuşulan bir site değil.

donanımhaber adminleri, ben hashus1099 yahu yazamadan forumu takip etmek çok zor, affedin bea 7 gün uzaklaştırılacak ney yaptım? bari 4 güne düşÃ¼rün de 2 gün kalsın ceza

it doesn't matter for us, for me. big games easy than the other games, unfortunately. everytime is we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games, we have the some possibility, some big chances, some big okazyon, something like that but, what can i do, sometimes. it is the football, that is the football. something happened everything is something happened. but anyway, now is in the tabele, we have to see the situation, now is second position, and, one point more, i don't want to see the back, i want to see the front and i hope so tomorrow my team's

ben TuVNeRa

(siksiz_beyinsiz said @ #28)
it doesn't matter for us, for me. big games easy than the other games, unfortunately. everytime is we have the control the games, under the control the games, during the games, we have the some possibility, some big chances, some big okazyon, something like that but, what can i do, sometimes. it is the football, that is the football. something happened everything is something happened. but anyway, now is in the tabele, we have to see the situation, now is second position, and, one point more, i don't want to see the back, i want to see the front and i hope so tomorrow my team's

ben TuVNeRa

Care to say that again in English?

"EJocys said"
National flag is just a thing and any leader is just a human being. If masses starts to humanize flags, turns leaders into pontifical idols and puts human freedoms below then these masses are just another redneck cult with sick moral values. Its very hard to believe that ATAT�RK was smart leader when I read news about repressive actions done by his worshippers.


The things that u wrote are just bullsh*t.
You can think like that for your flag and your leader , I mean for you, your flag would be just a cloth and ur leader would be just a normal guy. I can not criticize ur ideas about ur values, its your problem.
Our leader is not a pontifical idol, you donT have any idea about us and how can u dare talk like that. We are not cult, we are a country.
We have democracy, we have the freedom of choice.Still,we know lots of ways to login to Youtube, so right now you guys can understand that *I hope*, its not repressive action, its just a warning for youtube..
And the last thing, Atatürk is not a pontifical idol for us. He was not a God and nobody thinks that he is a God so we are not his worshippers. He is the founder of our country thats why we are thankful to him.We are living in peace and freedom because of him.

In conclusion,
You know nothing about Turkey and about Atatürk. So, Choose ur words carefully when you talk about a Country....

((s)eq0 said @ #30)
"EJocys said"
National flag is just a thing and any leader is just a human being. If masses starts to humanize flags, turns leaders into pontifical idols and puts human freedoms below then these masses are just another redneck cult with sick moral values. Its very hard to believe that ATAT�RK was smart leader when I read news about repressive actions done by his worshippers.


The things that u wrote are just bullsh*t.
You can think like that for your flag and your leader , I mean for you, your flag would be just a cloth and ur leader would be just a normal guy. I can not criticize ur ideas about ur values, its your problem.
Our leader is not a pontifical idol, you donT have any idea about us and how can u dare talk like that. We are not cult, we are a country.
We have democracy, we have the freedom of choice.Still,we know lots of ways to login to Youtube, so right now you guys can understand that *I hope*, its not repressive action, its just a warning for youtube..
And the last thing, Atatürk is not a pontifical idol for us. He was not a God and nobody thinks that he is a God so we are not his worshippers. He is the founder of our country thats why we are thankful to him.We are living in peace and freedom because of him.

In conclusion,
You know nothing about Turkey and about Atatürk. So, Choose ur words carefully when you talk about a Country....

It's clearly full of fundementalist sheep who do not possess the ability to think for themselves though...

You want revenge don't you.When we won all of you in past.You were so jealous.Now you think that you are taking revenge muahaha im just laughing.You know that we are the best in the battlefield.

Our leader Atatürk was the best and the last leader.You are idiots but you must understand this.ATATÜRK is in our hearts and he shows ways to get freedom to your slave countries.Your money could be so much but we have got hearts and our hearts are more important than your money.


Do it laugh at us.We don't know your grammar so good.

Haydi gülün deyüslar

Our language is so hard.Then you can't understand it and you can't learn it

You stupid western people.. you know nothing about flags and nationalities...Our flag is quite different from your cloth pieces...Yours are bull****s! Ours deprives its colour from our bloods which is very meaningful. We have given so many victims to get our freedom which symbolizes our flag. And ATATURK is the greatest leader ever in the world! You have to respect him and everybody in Turkey has to do so! We are proud of being Turk. Never forget: We dont need your EU!!

(Paravan said @ #32)
You stupid western people.. you know nothing about flags and nationalities...Our flag is quite different from your cloth pieces...Yours are bull****s! Ours deprives its colour from our bloods which is very meaningful. We have given so many victims to get our freedom which symbolizes our flag. And ATATURK is the greatest leader ever in the world! You have to respect him and everybody in Turkey has to do so! We are proud of being Turk. Never forget: We dont need your EU!!

Freedom to be encapsulated in close-mindedness?

Wow, that's fantastic!

The most of European and American people stupid . they don't know their capital city but they have alwaYs talk about Turkey . You suppose you are very clever no you are very stupid and your history is the worst in Europe dont forget 100 years war . All of Turkish people hate you and your population getting older after ten years you have die

I HATE EU , I HATE EUROPE , I HATE YOUR DEMOCRACY

GET OUT TURKEY

(yakan said @ #33)
The most of European and American people stupid . they don't know their capital city but they have alwaYs talk about Turkey . You suppose you are very clever no you are very stupid and your history is the worst in Europe dont forget 100 years war . All of Turkish people hate you and your population getting older after ten years you have die

I HATE EU , I HATE EUROPE , I HATE YOUR DEMOCRACY

GET OUT TURKEY :angry:

I hate you too.

At last some common ground!

It is very disgusting to see a flag as a thing...This is really selfishness!I'm a Turk.And I adore Ataturk's ideas.And I adore my Muslim friends that died for us...died for protecting us from you!
You EJocys,you know,sometimes abstract things aren't enough to explain somethings...or To see them as normal things, becomes roughness so we 'should' appreciate our master.'coz He didn't leave us alone although he could live very well...Sometimes He just ate a piece of bread and drank just water while your masters were drinking wines,eating hot and delicious meals...Sometimes He slept with his coat, outside while your masters were sleeping in their hot and comfortable beds...There are enough reason for us to adore!
And please,PLEASE don't insult to a nation's flag that lots of people died for...What does European Court of Human Rights say?"A human's life is most important thing for us."And lots of people died for a thing? For what?Just a flag?Ha?No,you can't understand...If someone died for you,How would you feel?Think! 200.000 soldiers (more+) died for us...And their families didn't want to payment or etc.In fact they(soldiers) want to protect complimentary! not like American army...I'm added to (s)eq0...You know nothing about us but we know nearly everthing about you...Here is your problem!(and Ottoman's problem)You look down on us...Hundreds of years ago...The Ottoman Empire looked down on you but What happened?It falled...But we won't do this mistake again...We won't look down on nothing...(Find out Kuba)
Best Wishes....From a Turk to u

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Mr. "hashus1099" , Mr."siksiz_beyinsiz" please show respect to members of Neowin.net and don't speak Turkish...Obey the rules and speak English.If you don't know English,don't continue to post comment...

abdülhamit, i posted my comments, but they cannot say anything, what can i do? they told very badly before our signing, after our defending they forgot the topic.

anladınız siz onu :suspicious:

lol This is so retarded. My ISP never blocked any website on me, if they would I would be terribly mad. I'm surprised how Turkish people don't get mad on this. Are you proud of what happened?

No country has real democracy, but their level varies on several countries.

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