Report: Turkey Remains World Beater in Twitter Censorship

The Twitter logo seen on a smartphone held beside a Turkish flag. Photo: EPA/Karl-Josef Hildenbrand

Turkey had the highest number of combined requests including court orders and other legal demands, with 45,776 requests. It was followed by Japan and Russia, which made 45,776 and 30,436 requests respectively.

Merkel: It's problematic

According to Merkel, freedom of speech and opinion are the most important human rights.
"This right can be limited, but only in accordance with the law and within the framework defined by the legislators, and not by the decisions of the management of social networks", Merkel concluded.

Dailymotion sets up legal representative in Turkey

French video-sharing technology platform Dailymotion appointed a representative in Turkey, a senior Turkish official said on Jan 9.

"One of the foreign-sourced social network provider Dailymotion with more than 1 million daily access from Turkey has appointed a representative in Turkey," Deputy Transport and Infrastructure Minister Ömer Fatih Sayan wrote on Twitter.

Good luck

The reason for that is the announcement of the initiation of Trump's impeachment, even after the social network Twitter permanently shut down his account.

The end!

"After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence," the company said in a tweet.