Turkey blocks access to YouTube

March 8, 2007

The Turks have taken a dislike to a video posted on YouTube which showed Greeks criticising Turkey and insulting the Turkish flag. As Turkey receives it’s web access solely via ADSL from Turk Telecom it’s a pretty easy job to block it for the vast majority of the population.

This (as far as I know) is the first country to block it, but I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see nations such as China follow suit as soon as they find something they don’t like…

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