YouTube Complains to Turkish Constitutional Court over Renewed Ban

Video-sharing platform YouTube filed on Monday a complaint with the Turkish Constitutional Court against the blocking of its services which the country reinstated over the weekend.

Access to the website has been blocked for a second consecutive day, after a ban preventing its use in Turkey was lifter on April 4 and revised on April 5, The World Bulletin has reported.

Turkey Blocks Access To Twitter

Turkey restricted access to Twitter hours after prime minister, Recep Erdogan, threatened to shut down the platform after users published claims of corruption against him.

Users reported on Friday that they were forwarded from to a statement from Turkey's telecoms regulator, TIB, which cited court orders for the site's apparent closure.

Erdogan Mulls Blocking YouTube, Facebook amid New Recording Leaks

Turkey could block access to social media such as YouTube and Facebook, its Prime Minister announced on Thursday.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan added the measure could be approved and enacted after local elections, which will be held on March 30, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reported, citing a live interview aired on TV channel ATV.