Turkish Government bans YouTube after Twitter ban attempt

Following this week’s developments, Turkey has taken another step towards censorship. After attempting to ban Twitter, a court reversal permitted the return of the popular social site to the country, which has seen recent protests regarding oppressive moves by the government. 

Since the court reversal regarding Twitter, the latest development is that Turkey is now banning Google’s popular video site, Youtube. This will cause the population to become alienated even further from their country’s governing parties; the recent tests of people’s freedoms comes at a time when revolutions are all too common. 

When Twitter was banned, workarounds were quickly created, along with an SMS procedure for posting Tweets. However, there is no word on a workaround for YouTube yet. 

Last week, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, Google refused to take down videos which apparently incriminate the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Edrogan, of corruption, and this move seems to be a direct response to that refusal. A Google spokesman stated, “We’re seeing reports that some users are not able to access YouTube in Turkey. There is no technical issue on our side and we’re looking into the situation.”  According to Webrazzi,the videos included wiretapped sound recordings where, for example, the PM tells his son at home to hide large sums of money from the investigators. It is alleged to be around a couple of million dollars.”

What started out as only a few ISPs (Internet Service Providers) blocking the site has expanded to all ISPs currently serving the Turkish nation. 

Sources: Wall Street Journal, Webrazzi, Neowin

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Hi all from Turkey :)
Here is the real thing.

WHAT HAPPENED IN TURKEY?
Illegal organization (Gulen Mafia) published illegal, montage sound recordings against to the Turkish Government on Twitter and Youtube; before the local election in Turkey;
and, the leader of the opposition parties and their voters started to use these illegal, montage recordings against to the government party.

WHAT DID TURKEY DO?
First, Turkish courts warned Twitter and Youtube to remove these illegal accounts&videos immediately.

WHAT DID TWITTER AND YOUTUBE DO?
Nothing. Twitter and Youtube ignored Turkish court's desicions.

AND THEN…
Twitter and Youtube has been blocked TEMPORARILY in Turkey.

WHAT SHOULD TWITTER AND YOUTUBE DO NOW?
Twitter should open an office in Turkey.
Twitter&Youtube should respect the Republic of Turkey's court decision. (like USA,France etc.)
Twitter&Youtube should remove these illegal organization's accounts. (5-10 accounts)

THEN…
TURKEY WILL UNBLOCKED TWITTER AND YOUTUBE IMMEDIATELY.

Death threats/illegal listening/blackmail/swearing /insulting people... These are not legal things; but, the opposition parties and their voters think that, these are “freedom” of communication on internet.

Note:
In two years,
679 of 948 accounts removed by demand from USA.
305 of 365 accounts removed by demand from France.
14 accounts removed by demand from Russia...

Have a nice day ;)

Edited by For Real, Mar 28 2014, 11:01pm :

For Real said,
Hi all from Turkey :)
Here is the real thing.

WHAT HAPPENED IN TURKEY?
Illegal organization (Gulen Mafia) published illegal, montage sound recordings against to the Turkish Government on Twitter and Youtube; before the local election in Turkey;
and, the leader of the opposition parties and their voters started to use these illegal, montage recordings against to the government party.

WHAT DID TURKEY DO?
First, Turkish courts warned Twitter and Youtube to remove these illegal accounts&videos immediately.

WHAT DID TWITTER AND YOUTUBE DO?
Nothing. Twitter and Youtube ignored Turkish court's desicions.

AND THEN…
Twitter and Youtube has been blocked TEMPORARILY in Turkey.

WHAT SHOULD TWITTER AND YOUTUBE DO NOW?
Twitter should open an office in Turkey.
Twitter&Youtube should respect the Republic of Turkey's court decision. (like USA,France etc.)
Twitter&Youtube should remove these illegal organization's accounts. (5-10 accounts)

THEN…
TURKEY WILL UNBLOCKED TWITTER AND YOUTUBE IMMEDIATELY.

Death threats/illegal listening/blackmail/swearing /insulting people... These are not legal things; but, the opposition parties and their voters think that, these are “freedom” of communication on internet.

Note:
In two years,
679 of 948 accounts removed by demand from USA.
305 of 365 accounts removed by demand from France.
14 accounts removed by demand from Russia...

Have a nice day ;)

The posted videos/comments incriminated the Turkish Prime Minister in a crime he is guilty of, so in response he decided to restrict the flow of information. YouTube and Twitter are not to blame for this, they are just outlets and sources of information in this case. The Turkish Prime Minister is to blame.

For reference, it seems that this move was in attempt to suppress the sharing of two videos that have leaked of a conversation between Turkish ministers planning a false flag attack on Syria in order to have a reason to invade, and being pressured to decide on it by US foreign minister John Kerry.

Yes, a false flag attack. They specifically said that they will have Turkish troops shoot rockets onto Turkish land, and pretend that it was Syria, so that Turkey (or NATO) would have a reason to invade.

Here are the videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-1GooSDwJ8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lm7eg0-IjlI

Here are the translations for each video:
http://pastebin.com/t6ssHGGa
http://pastebin.com/hVAT6TD1

Turkey has essentially confirmed the videos by blocking YouTube and stating that the leak of this conversation is an act of war:
http://www.reuters.com/article...ister-idUSBREA2Q1LI20140327

Again: this is the planning of a false flag attack. No tinfoil hats here.

Some highlights:

Feridun Sinirlioğlu: That's what I told back there. For one thing, the situation is different. An operation on ISIL has solid ground on international law. We're going to portray this is Al-Qaeda, there's no distress there if it's a matter regarding Al-Qaeda. And if it comes to defending Suleiman Shah Tomb, that's a matter of protecting our land.

Yaşar Güler: Look, sir, isn't MKE (Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation) at minister's bidding? Sir, I mean, Qatar is looking for ammo to buy in cash. Ready cash. So, why don't they just get it done? It's at Mr. Minister's command.

Hakan FİDAN: Commander, if we really need a reason, I'll send 4 guys to the other side, I'll get them to launch 8 rockets at empty places. That's no problem! If we need a reason, we can produce it. The thing is to show a mutual will for that. We are exerting a will for war here, and nevertheless we are making the same mistake as we always do, the mistake of not being able to think properly.

Feridun SİNİRLİOĞLU: I'll tell you this, it's 10 acres of land. 10 acres of land is a very strong casus belli in the international jurisprudence, also for justification if we do this operation against the ISIL, we'll have the entire world behind us. Have no worries about that.

Feridun SİNİRLİOĞLU: No no, the Americans distributed the plans of the NO FLY ZONE in that meeting. For the first time. Did you know about that?

Ahmet DAVUTOĞLU: They'd say, "well, you didn't even defend your own land". Many a times I've had amicable conversations with Kerry, he asked me precisely about whether we've agreed on a final decision on this strike..

For reference, ISIL (or ISIS) is the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (or Syria), which is the reappropriation of Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), although Al Qaeda HQ severed ties with them recently.

duoi said,
and being pressured to decide on it by US foreign minister John Kerry.

And people still believe that 9/11 wasn't a false flag operation. Yeah right. America pioneered false flags; Gulf of Tonkin comes to mind.

You could have Obama himself or Bush or <insert any other authority figure> come out in front of the worlds media with full proof of 9/11 being an inside job/false flag and people wouldnt believe it. Especially plenty of the talking heads on this site.