The European Court of Human Rights on 1 December ruled that the blanket blocking of YouTube by Turkish authorities violated the right to freedom of information. Will Turkey comply with the court's decision?
Turkey passed an internet censorship law in 2007 with the declared objective of protecting families and minors. Since its introduction, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that this law is against the European Convention on Human Rights. This article provides an overview of internet censorship and its social background in Turkey.
This study analyses the online discourse related to the failure of two internet policy initiatives in two democratic countries: Germany and the United States.
Content aggregation websites are the newest target of copyright enforcers. The 'kino.to court case' shows that ISPs hosting such websites are increasingly being drawn into the takedown battle.