Press review 19th – 26th September
19th – 26th September
Turkey’s new Internet law contradicts its EU ambitions – 22/09/2014 – Al Monitor
The Turkish state has equipped itself with even more authority to monitor its Internet users, contradicting its new government’s re-energized EU drive in a potential blow to democratic rights of free speech and privacy. In fact the Parliament approved a government-sponsored bill with two articles that now allow the government to « legally » hold a vast database about all internet users in Turkey, including which websites they visit and for how long.